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Furniture Making & Restoration

Course Code(s):  6M2230 DJ
QQI Award Code:  6M2230 Furniture Design and Making
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Bray Institute of Further Education

Bray Institute of Further Education
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course facilitates learners through advanced skills of furniture making using woodworking machinery, the application of various wood finishes and techniques. An emphasis will be placed on the key link between the design process, 2D/3D Computer Aided Design and the workshop. Learners will have access to a design studio, a well-equipped woodwork room and a comprehensive workshop. This award provides a link to Furniture Design and Technology programmes throughout Ireland.

What will you Study?

Furniture Making with Machinery
Furniture Design
Wood Finishing
Furniture Restoration
Computer Aided Design
Communications
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