Furniture Design & Making Diploma

A 2 year, full-time, workshop and study based programme. Furniture Design & Making Diploma, including Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery, C&G Level 2 Diploma in Wood Machining…

Bench Joinery Diploma L2 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard joinery skills, Building construction – basic, Use of woodcutting machines…

Bench Joinery Diploma L3 19+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard/advanced joinery skills, Use of woodcutting machines, Use of portable power tools…

Craft Evening Classes: Introduction to Woodworking

Students will receive tuition in the basics of woodworking – basic joints and assembly techniques for timber components, understanding and working with a range of timbers and developing their own projects as the course progresses.

Saturday School: Furniture Making

New for 2020-21! A furniture-making Saturday School in which you will learn the techniques for a furniture-making project to be constructed during the course. This course is being developed and more details will be available soon – please use our online application form to register interest.

Craft Evening Classes: Wood Carving

Students progress at their own pace in this flexible evening class. Workshops are on basic carving techniques including lettering, incising, relief and sculptural pieces.

Site Carpentry Apprenticeship L2 and L3 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard carpentry skills, Building construction – basic, Site first fixing (joists, stud walls, etc.)…

Bench Joinery Apprenticeship L2 and L3 16+

Workshop and study based course, Development of good standard/advanced joinery skills, Use of woodcutting machines, Use of portable power tools…

Workplace National Vocational Qualifications

The Building Crafts College offers on-site based assessment for a range of NVQs including Craft, Heritage and Supervisor at a series of levels. Completion of these qualifications requires unit based site evidence portfolios and on-site assessment by College assessors.