This qualification enables learners to develop the knowledge and skills required for employment, apprenticeships or further study to support career progression in selected areas including making, industry multi-skills; finishing or restoring furniture; making soft furnishings or upholstery; machining wood or fitting interiors such as kitchens and offices. Previous learners studying Level 2 Furniture with Cornwall College, Camborne, have gone on to compete at World Skills Regional and National competitions, with many past winners including Gold Medal at the 2019 National Final. Others have gone into Apprenticeships with world renowned companies such as Pendennis Superyachts.
What You Will Learn
Other skills covered throughout this course will include developing drawing skills, drawing orthographic, oblique and isometric drawings using a range of drawing equipment. Learners will produce cutting lists from technical drawings. Learners will carry out workshop geometry. This unit will require learners to communicate ideas via drawings.
You will also learn the concept of planning for own career development and setting goals to help realise plans. You will investigate the roles in the Furniture and Furnishing industries and research specific requirements. Compiling documents to support career plans including Curriculum Vitaes and personal statements. This will help to become highly skilled in own craft or exploring supervisory responsibilities. Also exploring workshop etiquette, requiring candidates to understand the importance of their own role and meeting timescales within a process and the cost implications associated with this. This will equip learners for working in a commercial environment.
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