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Furniture (Making and Installing Furniture) Apprenticeship Level 3 at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

This programme is for those working in the Furniture/ Cabinet Making/ Furniture Installation industries who have already gained a Level 2 qualification, it will provide them with formal qualifications in Making and Installing Furniture and provide them with further skills in Cabinet Making, Technical Drawing, Health and Safety, Customer Relations, Workflow Improvement.

Part of the programme will be studied at college on a day release basis and part will be completed by collecting evidence in a portfolio and being assessed in the work place.

Hence, the fact that the candidate will need to have employment in the right sector, i.e. furniture making, kitchen/ cabinet fitting, furniture installation.

Course content

Work/ Competence Based part of the Apprenticeship.

Candidates must achive the ONE mandatory unit and FIVE or more optional units, at least ONE from set A and the other FOUR from set A or set B

Mandatory Unit

C&G unit                                       

231       Ensure your actions reduce risks to health and safety.

Optional Units

C&G unit                                             Set A

351      Imrove quality and workflow in a commercial environment

352      Define and develop standard operation procedures within furniture

                                                            Set B

226      Develop customer relationships

353      Provide technical advice on furniture production operations

354      Configure furniture production equipment for operation

355      Produce and maintain jigs and templates

356      Solve and prevent furniture prodction problems

357      Produce furniture design prototypes

358      Produce furniture production specifications

362      Quality assure and co-ordinate placements

320      Improve customer relationships

College/ Knowledge-based part of the Apprenticeship (Technical Certificate)

Machine woodworking

Health & safety Training - safe working practices

Traditional and Modern Cabinet Making: Joints, Construction and Fittings

Materials Technology: Timber and Timber Based Materials

Technical Drawing

Functional Skills:

English      Level 2

Maths        Level 2

ICT            Level 2


Flexible on-site assessments to blend theory and work based learning

Technical Certificate and Key Skills at College

Practical Workshops

Method of Assessment:

On-site assessments

Job records/ evidence portfolio

Oral questioning

Theory exams

Practical assessments

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Warwickshire College Group directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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