COURSES WE OFFER
The course which are on offer are all located in workshops in Oxford City centre. The provider of all the courses is Oxford City College which is part of the Activate Learning Group. The Degree courses are in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.
BA (HONS) FURNITURE: DESIGN AND MAKE
The programme is aimed at aspiring furniture designer-makers and provides a work-related Honours top-up progression route for holders of a Foundation Degree or HND in Furniture Design and Make.
FOUNDATION DEGREE FURNITURE: DESIGN AND MAKE
The programme balances design, craft and theory to nurture furniture designers and makers of excellent ability who can progress to employment or further study with a broad understanding of the processes involved in the design and craft of furniture.
FURNITURE MAKING LEVEL 1&2 DIPLOMA
It’s an introductory course which helps you to learn a vocational area: woodwork. By training at City of Oxford College’s renowned Rycotewood Furniture Centre you learn the principles of handcrafted furniture from industry-trained tutors.
FURNITURE MAKING LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA
It’s a practical course which covers woodmachine training, advanced furniture making techniques and finishing skills. Successful students can progress to our furniture design and make foundation degree.
WOODWORK: 10 WEEKS
This hands-on woodworking course has been designed for budding designer/makers or keen DIY enthusiasts that would like to gain the skills necessary to create their own furniture.
City of Oxford College provides vocational training programmes, primarily for the post-16 sector, across different subjects. Programmes include vocational training for school leavers and professionals/adults, A-levels, apprenticeships, higher education, international study, learning for leisure, and courses to help the unemployed get back into work.
Our degree course is affiliated with Oxford Brookes University. Students are subsequently students of 'Oxford City College' and 'Oxford Brookes'. The benefits to student of being an Oxford Brookes student means they can use the facilities at the university and can apply to live in the halls of residence.