Handcrafted Furniture Design & Manufacture



This is a one year course for students considering a career in furniture making, construction related courses or engineering. The programme offers students a unique opportunity to develop proficient skill levels in the design and manufacture of handcrafted furniture and/or skills required by the construction industry.


 Progression and Career Options:

Graduates from this course will have acquired a nationally recognised qualification which will enable them to compete for employment or an apprenticeship in the carpentry, joinery and cabinet making industries. This qualification can also be used to apply for a range of engineering courses in the Institutes of Technology through the QQI entry route. Students may also apply for entry to the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Letterfrack).


Furniture Design

Course Code:  5M2012

Course Content - Handcrafted Furniture Making 

  • Furniture Making 
  • Design Skills
  • Drawing 
  • CAD
  • Wood Turning 
  • Safety and Health at Work 
  • Communications
  • Work Preparation and Experience


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Handcrafted Furniture Design and Manufacture