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Furniture Design & Making 2

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Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE

Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE
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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

Take your woodworking and furniture making skills to the next level with the Furniture Design and Making Year 2 course. Advanced woodworking, computer aided manufacture and finishing techniques are taught in parallel with analysis, critical thinking and problem solving skills to enable you to create thoughtful, functional and beautiful furniture. To maximize your learning potential on this course, a competency with woodworking tools and machinery is required.

What will you Study?

Furniture Design 6N5449
Furniture Making with Machinery 6N15994
History of Furniture 6N5448
Computer Aided Draughting 6N3652
Computer Numeric Control N32997
Wood Finishing 6N15996
Communications 6N1950
Work Experience 6N1946
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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6M2230

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Related Career Sectors

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Art, Craft & Design
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