Master Certificate Scheme

Master Certificate Scheme

 What does the Master Certificate Scheme represent?

The Master Certificate Scheme, in partnership with City & Guilds, aims to recognise excellence and promote career progression from Apprentice to Master level. To achieve the awards, the applicant will need to prove suitable academic training and demonstrate their commitment to our industry and how they have supported those working within it.

Assessment procedure

A panel of professional representatives from The Furniture Makers’ Company will assess all applications.

Following the submission of all relevant documents and success in the assessment above, applicants will receive their Certificate carrying the signature of the Master of The Furniture Makers’ Company and with the Master Certificate the Chairman of the Master Certificate Scheme.

Successful candidates will also be added on to our professional register on The Furniture Makers’ Company’s website.

Entry fees and conditions

Applications must be accompanied by a cheque for payable to the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers Charitable Fund for the following amount depending on the level the applicant is applying for:

Apprentice level: £75

Journeyman level: £120

Master: level: £175

How to get involved

For more information, please contact Gary Smith at The Furniture Makers’ Company,  by emailing