Furniture Design & Making (with Woodturning)

Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Furniture Making
VTOS Programme Co-ordinator: Geraldine Moran
Award Code: 5M2012
Course Code: 423229

Programme Description:

This is a one-year course requiring 120 credits to achieve a full award. Participants are trained in craftsman’s skills and are trained in the use of hand tools, and are introduced to the basics of Woodcarving, Woodturning, Drawing and Sculpture

Component Awards:

  • Furniture Making (5N1275)
  • Design Skills (5N0784)
  • Wood Finishing (5N1360)
  • Drawing (5N1862)
  • Wood Turning (5N1359)
  • Communications (5N0690)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Sculpture (5N1918)
  • Work placement is required for a minimum of 60 hours in a suitable establishment


  • The course is a practical hands-on course enabling participants to move forward onto Further Education and Training or Start Their Own Business

Other Information:

  • An exhibition of participants work is held on an annual basis showcasing the knowledge and skills that participants have acquired