Fitted furniture qualification overview

This qualification has been designed and developed by OAL with the support and in consultation with the following organisations:

  • British Furniture Manufacturers,
  • British Contract Furniture Association,
  • FIRA,
  • The Furniture Makers and
  • National Bed Federation.

OAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Fitted Furniture Installation – 601/7612/X

This qualification is suitable if you are working in a fitted furniture role within the furniture and industry and if you have a basic understanding of the practical skills and knowledge associated with your role profile within the workplace.

Furniture Manufacturer Apprenticeship Standard

Occupational Awards Limited offers the mandated qualification which supports the delivery of the furniture manufacturer standard, we are also approved to offer apprentice end-point assessment services for furniture manufacturer.

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Qualification purpose?

This qualification covers the advanced occupational practical skills and knowledge required to work in fitted furniture and interiors roles within the furniture industry. There are a variety of units covering the fitting of components and the associated knowledge associated with undertaking these tasks including the operation of machinery and health and safety. There are also advanced units on problem solving and team leading and interpreting complex briefs.


The qualification must be assessed using the following assessment methods:

  • Portfolio of evidence

Learners are required to achieve all learning outcomes within units of assessment. All assessment is subject to internal quality assurance within approved centres providing this qualification. Externally quality assurance of assessment and internal quality assurance within approved centres is provided by OAL. This qualification is not graded; achievement certificates for this qualification are issued on the basis of awarding a pass only.

Furniture Manufacturer end-point assessment

OAL is approved to deliver the Furniture Manufacturer end-point assessment

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