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Furniture Restoration

City of Glasgow College

Venues

City Campus

Content

This course will allow you to develop your skills in furniture analysis and practical solutions, through workshop activities. You’ll study the history of furniture design and materials as well as the construction, upholstery and finishing of period furniture. You’ll also restore items of furniture throughout this course.

You'll study: Furniture Materials; Furniture Construction; Workshop Practice; Woodworking Machines; Restoration Techniques of Timber; Upholstery and Finishes; Veneering; Gold Leaf and Decoration; Power Tools; Furniture Restoration Practices; Conservation and Restoration of Materials.

Entry Requirements

Higher Design and Manufacture plus English at National 5; or NQ Furniture; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. A relevant HNC will give you entry to year 2. Entry subject to interview. Portfolio of work required.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 entry to BA Furniture Restoration or other degree programmes

Start Date

August

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years

Department

Design Crafts and Graphic Arts

SCQF Level

8

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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