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- September 2023

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

Sept 2023 starts.

Fine Furniture Design & Making Diploma – Part Time – March 2023 & September 2023

A 3 year, part-time, workshop and study based programme. Furniture Design & Making Diploma, including Level 2 Diploma in Bench Joinery.

March 2023 & Sept 2023 starts.

Short Course: Saturday School – Furniture Making – Spring 2023

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. New for Spring 2023.

Bench Joinery Diploma L2 16-18 and 19+ September 2023

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

September 2023 start.

Short Course – Introduction to Carpentry Basics – Spring 2023

New for 2023! Introduction to Carpentry Basics, Short Course. This course is a 6 week Evening Class run on Tuesdays – 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.