Oxford City Centre,
Oxford, OX1 1SA
New and returning learners:
Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.
See information about the measures we are taking to keep learners safe while on campus.
Start your career in furniture with this Level 2 qualification - the Diploma in Principles and Practice of Furniture Making.
By training at our renowned Rycotewood Furniture Centre you learn the principles of handcrafted furniture from industry-trained tutors.
What I'll learn
You learn by doing practical activities skill-based projects and watching tutor demonstrations on campus in our Rycotewood Furniture Centre workshops.
How I'll learn
The course includes lectures on timber technology designing and health and safety too. This is a very highly-regarded training centre for furniture making.
How I'll be assessed
You are continuously assessed by practical exercises and written work. You produce a portfolio of learning and complete a timed practical assignment. There is also a one-hour multiple choice exam in health and safety.
Minimum of 3 GCSEs including English and maths at grade 3/D or above and/or a completed Level 1 award.
How to Apply
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
- Register for our online service and verify your account
- Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.