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Furniture Design & Making

Course Code(s):  5M2012
QQI Award Code:  5M2012 Furniture Design and Making
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Carlow Institute of Further Education

Carlow Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2012
QQI Award Code 5M2012 Furniture Design and Making
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This one-year course/programme aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work effectively in the areas of design, carpentry, joinery, and the construction industry.

What will you Study?

Design Skills
Furniture Making 5N1275
Work Experience 5N1356
Wood Turning 5N1359
Drawing 5N1862
Communications 5N0690
Wood Finishing
2D CAD
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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AFURX 5M2012

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