About our furniture restoration qualification.

Furniture restorers are involved in the conservation and restoration of antique and modern furniture by using practical and scientific restoration techniques.

This qualification is designed to give a wide range of skills appropriate to restoration and repair.  It was developed with support from the Furniture Industry Employer Trailblazer Group, British Furniture Manufacturers, British Contract Furniture Association, FIRA, The Furniture Makers and the National Bed Federation.

OAL Level 2 NVQ in Furniture Restoration – 603/0209/4

This qualification is designed to develop and assess the competent performance of Furniture Restorers, so they have the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively in their role.

Our furniture restoration qualification can be used to underpin the delivery of the furniture manufacturer apprenticeship standard.

Furniture manufacturer apprenticeship standard

Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) offers the qualifications which support the delivery of the furniture manufacturer standard, we are also approved to offer apprentice end-point assessment services for furniture manufacturer apprenticeships.

To view the standard, please click here.

End-point assessment for furniture manufacturer

The end-point assessment can take place either in the workplace or in a recognised facility.

The EPA includes:

  1. Multiple choice test
  2. Observation
  3. Professional discussion covering portfolio of work

Performance in the EPA will determine the apprenticeship grade of fail, pass, or distinction.