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Furniture Making & Restoration - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M4989
QQI Award Code:  6M4989 Architectural Technology and Design
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 6M4989
QQI Award Code 6M4989 Architectural Technology and Design
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This programme aims to develop in students the ability to fine tune their furniture making skills making them much more suitable to their own furniture making business, teacher training etc. The Safe Pass legal requirement for the building industry will form an additional part of the programme.

What will you Study?

Develop in students the ability to fine tune their furniture making skills making them much more suitable to their own furniture making business, teacher training etc. 
Familiarise students with the work environment of the building industry and prepare them for the world of work as furniture and cabinet makers. The Safe Pass legal requirement for the building industry will form an additional part of the programme.

Furniture Making
Furniture Restoration
History of Furniture
Wood Turning
Carving
Workshop Health and Safety
Start Your Own Business
Renewable Technologies
Furniture Design
Wood Finishing/Spraying
Veneering and Marquetry
Painting and Decorating
Fret Work
Communications
Work Experience
Drawing
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