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Furniture Making & Making - Advanced

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2230
QQI Award Code 6M2230 Furniture Design and Making
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

DFEi has a long history of providing further education and training courses aimed at students who want to work in the furniture industry. Students develop essential craftsman’s skills to assist them in gaining employment in this industry. In Year 1, students will be introduced to the use of hand tools and woodworking machinery as they construct their furniture projects. In Year 2, students further develop their skills to create more complex designs. They achieve a higher level of hand skills and wood machining competences using modern technologies including CNC.

What will you Study?

Communications (6N1950)
Drawing (6N3569)
Computer Aided Design-3D (6N5965)
Furniture Design (6N5449)
Furniture Making with Machinery (6N0607)
Furniture Restoration (6N0725)
Wood Finishing (6N0724)









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Progression to CAO Courses

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