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

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…

Short Course: Saturday School – Furniture Making – New for Jan 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 changed to 15th January 2022

Short Course: Saturday School – An Introduction to Bench Joinery – New for Jan 2022

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

Start date changed to 15th January 2022

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.

Bench Joinery Diploma L3 19+

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

Craft Evening Class: 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.

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.