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Level 2 Diploma in Machine made furniture C&G


L2 Furniture Making – Diploma in Wood Machining FT & PT

The course builds on L1 Carpentry & Joinery learning how to use woodworking machinery to manufacture furniture. Along with knowledge of career pathways in the industry, professional responsibilities, sustainability in the trade & including health & safety within the furniture industry.

Assessment is ongoing through the year with 10 units which all need to be completed. This includes the passing of practical tasks & theory assessments & will include some online exams.

Progression routes include L3 Bench Joinery, L3 Furniture Manufacture & L3 Site Carpentry.

Equipment required includes: A textbook, notebook, tape measure, corded headphones for theory lessons, 2H pencils, a maths set of drawing equipment and PPE equipment including safety boots, dust masks, eye protection and suitable gloves.

Attendance is 3 days a week for full time students. For part time students attendance is either 2 nights a week for 3 hours each night or 6 hours a week attending during the day, infilling with full time students.

Course length is 35 weeks.


The course builds on L1 Carpentry & Joinery. Encompassing both hand and machine manufacturing of furniture.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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