York College

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is a good progression from the Level 1 Award in creative crafts furniture making course.


This course is a great opportunity to progress from the Level 1 furniture making course. You will have the opportunity to develop your existing skills and knowledge by designing and making a piece of furniture.

Entry Requirements

This flexible qualification is suitable for anyone of any age wanting to further their existing skills and knowledge in furniture making. Some existing skills of furniture making or completion of the level 1 course is desirable.

Dates and Times

The 2021/22 academic year start dates are being finalised, applications/pre-enrolments for this course will open around May, please check our website around this time and apply/pre-enrol online. If you have any questions in the meantime please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Course Length

35 weeks.

Course Content

You will have the opportunity to build on your existing knowledge about woodworking techniques, design methods and the skills needed to make furniture by hand. This will lead to an opportunity to make a simple dining chair, which you can take home at the end of the course.

Exams and Assessments

This qualification is delivered using a range practical units. Working in our well-equipped workshops you will practice and develop furniture making skills using hand and power tools. Units are assessed using practical assignments linked to your furniture project. In addition you will complete written tasks to evidence your furniture making and craft knowledge.


NCFE Level 2 Award in Furniture Making.


Individuals that have completed levels 1 and 2 will have gained a good understanding of furniture making, which will give them confidence to continue developing their skills at home. For others it could be stepping stone to progress in a wide range of jobs within furniture manufacturing or construction industry.

During this course you will be developing your numeracy and literacy through the use of drawings, specifications and accurate measuring.


£292 - £585.

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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