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Furniture

Want to design? Make? Do both? Then follow a career pathway into furniture.

Our Rycotewood Furniture Centre has been highly respected in the industry for over 75 years. Our students are regular award winners in national competitions, including those run by the New Forest Show, Mixology and City & Guilds. 

Our students benefit from our extensive network of partnerships, collaborating with organisations such as the Pitt Rivers Museum and exhibiting their work at the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. 

The UK furniture industry employs more than 70,000 people. Furniture training provides a broad range of transferrable skills that can lead to careers including:

  • furniture design and making
  • kitchen design and installation
  • film and theatre set design and making
  • interior design and product design
  • research and development
  • teaching

Join us to train in professionally-equipped workshops, learn from a highly experienced teachers and get vocationally-relevant training. We also offer university-level courses: a Foundation Degree in Furniture Design and Make full-time or part-time, and part-time and full-time BA in Furniture Design and Make.

 

COURSE LIST

TitleFT/PTTypeLocation
Developing Woodwork Skills Part-time Learning for leisure Oxford City Centre
Furniture Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Part-time Apprenticeship Oxford City Centre
Furniture Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Part-time Apprenticeship Oxford City Centre
Furniture: Design and Make BA (Hons) Full-time University level Oxford City Centre
Furniture: Design and Make BA (Hons) Part-time University level Oxford City Centre
Furniture: Design and Make Foundation Degree Full-time University level Oxford City Centre
Furniture: Design and Make Foundation Degree Part-time University level Oxford City Centre
Introduction to Woodwork Skills Part-time Learning for leisure Oxford City Centre
Principles and Practice of Furniture Making Level 1 City and Guilds Certificate Part-time Vocational Oxford City Centre
Principles and Practice of Furniture Making Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma Full-time Vocational Oxford City Centre
Principles and Practice of Furniture Making Level 3 City and Guilds Diploma Full-time Vocational Oxford City Centre
Upholstery Level 2 Association of Master Upholsters Part-time Vocational Oxford City Centre
Upholstery Level 3 Association of Master Upholsters Part-time Vocational Oxford City Centre
Woodcarving Part-time Learning for leisure Oxford City Centre