Fine Furniture Design & Making Diploma – One Year intensive course

A one year, full-time, workshop and study based programme. Furniture Design & Making College Diploma, for makers who may not need or wish to have a formal qualification.

Fine 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…

Fine Furniture Design & Making Diploma – Part Time – Sept 22 start

A 3 year, part-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.  Sept 2022 start.

Historic Environment Advice Assistant L4 Apprenticeship

A 24 month training enabling the apprentice to provide technical, research and logistical support to historic environment professionals working with heritage assets in the planning and development process, and on the legal and policy frameworks for their protection.

Museums & Galleries Technician Apprentice Standard Level 3

A new apprenticeship standard in the museum and gallery sector, delivering training and assessment in a range of specialist and industry-related skills.

Conservation Construction Site Supervision L4

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by the individual in the workplace.  The course provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in the management of conservation projects to demonstrate their competence.

Organ Building

Diplomas and Apprenticeships in Organ Building; www.ibo.co.uk

Short Course: Saturday School – Furniture Making – September 2022

A 12-week furniture-design and making Saturday School in which you will learn the techniques to build a tableto be constructed during the course.

Start date mid September 2022

Short Course: Saturday School – An Introduction to Bench Joinery – September 2022

An Introduction to Bench Joinery, Short Course, 10 day Saturday course, (with one week off for half term).

Start date mid September 2022

Conservation Construction Site Management L6

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by the individual in the workplace. The course provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in the management of conservation projects to demonstrate their competence.

Craft Evening Class: Introduction to Woodworking – September 2022

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. New for Autumn 2022

Craft Evening Class: Wood Carving- September 2022

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

Short Course – Saturday Stone Carving – January 2023

An Introduction to Stone Carving, an 8-week short course, dates to be confirmed.

Short Course – Stone Carving – October 2022

An Introduction to Stone Carving, a 5-day short course covering the basics of stonecarving and leading to a small carving project in stone.

Bench Joinery Diploma L2 16-18 and 19+

Workshop and study based course, development of good, traditional architectural joinery skills – basic use of woodcutting machines.

Craft Evening Class: Stone Carving – Starting January 2023

Students progress at their own pace in this flexible evening class. Workshops are on stonemasonry and letter cutting.

Short Course – Introduction to Carpentry Basics – Autumn 2022

New for 2022! Introduction to Carpentry, Short Course. This course is a 6 week Evening Class run on Thursdays – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – An Introduction to Guitar Making

New for 2022! An Introduction to Guitar Making, Short Course. 10 week Saturday course starting 14 May 22 – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – Intermediate Guitar Making

Intermediate Guitar Making, Short Course. This course is being developed and more details will be available soon – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – An Introduction to Picture Framing

An Introduction to Picture Framing, Short Course. This course is being developed and more details will be available soon – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – An Introduction to Plastering October 2022

New for 2022! An Introduction to Plastering, Short Course. This course is a 6 week Evening Class run on Tuesdays from October 2022 – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – An Introduction to Building & Renovation Multiskills (DIY)

An Introduction to Building & Renovation Multiskills (DIY), Short Course. This course is being developed and more details will be available soon – please use our online application form to register interest.

Short Course – An Introduction to Bricklaying for October 2022

New for 2022! An Introduction to Bricklaying, Short Course Evening Class. Tuesdays, 5.30pm to 8pm – please use our online application form to register interest.

Bench Joinery Diploma L3 19+

Workshop and study based course, development of advanced joinery skills, use of woodcutting machines, use of portable power tools.

Apprenticeship Site Carpentry L2 and L3 Standard 16+

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

Apprenticeship Bench Joinery L2 and L3 Standard 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.