*Returning to Campus Update* 

We look forward to welcoming all our new and returning students to the College for the 2020/21 academic year. In light of COVID-19 we have implemented a number of changes to protect the health and wellbeing of everyone at the College. It is important that we respect and adhere to these new measures. Please practise social distancing and follow the one way traffic system around campus. We also encourage students and staff to wear face coverings in public spaces and to use hand sanitiser available at stations around each campus.

For more information please visit https://www.src.ac.uk/the-college/covid-19-info or get in touch via email info@src.ac.uk or call 0300 123 1223.


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Construction Skills

FURNITURE MAKING Level 2 Diploma Apprenticeship

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma In Furniture Making APP

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Level 2
Mode of Study
Full Time
Course Type
Portadown Campus


This new Apprenticeship in Specialist Joinery and Furniture Production will run for two years.  The apprenticeship framework will be at Level 2 and will include Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Furniture Making and a Level 2 Diploma in Furniture Production.

The employers in this new apprenticeship scheme are seeking highly motivated applicants with an attention to detail and the desire to develop the skills need to produce high end joinery products and furniture.  This apprenticeship aims to provide a structured environment where apprentices, under the supervision of a qualified mentor, develop the professional values, leadership, technical/design competencies and the personal and interpersonal attributes that define the role of a specialist joiner and provide a solid foundation for career progression within this field. Each apprentice will also undergo a specific induction programme with the employer. 

Our lecturers and assessors will ensure consistency of ‘on the job’ programme standards and quality. The colleges’ recognise the importance of monitoring each apprentice’s progress in terms of both on and off the job elements of the programme.


Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on or before 1st July in the year of proposed entry to the apprenticeship.

Applicants typically have evidence of competence in written and spoken English Language (minimum GCSE grade D) and numeracy (minimum GCSE grade D) is required; and; Applicants should normally have obtained a minimum of 16 points at GCSE Level;

Individual companies reserve the right to enhance the entrance requirements beyond the minimum criteria where demand exceeds the number of available places.


2 years full-time


Progression will be via a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Furniture Production or into employment in the sector.


Apply now using our online application form!


Darren Little

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In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.

In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.


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