Furniture Design | Cavan Institute Further Education Provider

Slider Background

Furniture Design

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Furniture Design

Course Code: CI062FE
Course Level: 6
Award Title: QQI Level 6 Certificate in Furniture Design
QQI Code: 6M15997
Duration: 1 Year

Furniture Design
Furniture Design

Entry Requirements
Students should have successfully completed an appropriate QQI Level 5 course such as Furniture Design and Making (Year 1) available at Cavan Institute. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet this entry requirement but can demonstrate industry experience.

Course Description
This course is aimed at people who wish to pursue a career in furniture design and manufacture. The course is designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills associated with modern design techniques and furniture making technologies. Students on this course are encouraged to develop innovative approaches to producing quality furniture.

Course Content

  • Wood Finishing
  • Computer Aided Draughting (3D)
  • Work Experience
  • History of Furniture
  • Drawing
  • Furniture Making with Machinery
  • Furniture Design
  • Design Skills
  • Team Leadership
  • Furniture Restoration

Career Opportunities
Graduates of this course will have acquired the skills necessary to work in the modern furniture making industry.

Progression Opportunities
Graduates are eligible to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).