Course Details

Add padding and soft covers to furniture. Work with design, texture and colour to cover or re-cover items with fabric or other materials. May also repair furniture. Some may specialise in one aspect, e.g. padding sofa arms, others may complete entire items. Supervise and train others.

Entry Requirements

Interview with lecturer. C grades in maths and English would be an advantage.

Career options

Furnishings and striving to "be the best" in your chosen occupational route and have pride in your work. Participating in relevant in-house company training or external learning, where available and/or offered. Broadening and developing your skill base by progression into other job roles within

Furniture Upholstery & Small Furnishings Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Five highlights

  • 1 Skill/World Build pedigree
  • 2 Purpose built workshops
  • 3 Industry experienced assessor
  • 4 Studying at an Outstanding college as rated by Ofsted 2014
  • 5 Industry recognised qualification

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • Furniture Upholstery & Small Furnishings Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship


Your course will cost

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Are you under 19 on the 31st August this year?
Are you in receipt of JSA or ESA Work Related Activity Group, or are you in receipt of a State Benefit and currently unemployed and seeking employment?
Are you getting a SFE loan for this course?
Course code Location Course length Start date
CON289WMMA Brinsbury Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

Measuring, cutting, sewing of fabrics to customer/company requirements. Items may include cushions, curtains & similar products. Use hand, power tools and machinery. For blinds and curtains - take measurements, provide cost estimates & fit tracks & curtains on site. Supervise and train others.

How will I be taught?

Workshop simulations Onsite assessment Engaging theory lessons

How will I be assessed?

Workshop and onsite assessments

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