Q. Does age matter, who comes on these courses?

A. No, people of all ages come on our courses and everyone is made welcome.

Wood staining

Q. I want to start a restoring business; do any of the courses cover how to do this?

A. A high percentage of people who do our courses are planning to run a small restoration business, we can provide assistance in all areas, set up of the workshop and business, marketing and sales, suppliers, really everything you will need is covered in our professional diploma courses.

Wood staining

Q. I know nothing about restoring or antiques, would your course still be right for me?

A. Yes, most people who come on our courses are complete beginners.


Q. Is lunch provided?

A. Yes a simple lunch is provided as part of the course fee.

Table veneer

Q. Are the courses residential?

A. We offer one course that is residential, the Residential Weekend Antique Furniture Recognition Course and it is held at Exeter University, EX4 4SA. All the other courses are non residential. There are however many B&B's, hotels, campsites and holiday cottages in the area. We list some of them on 'Places To Stay'.

Furniture repair

Q. Will I receive plenty of one to one tuition?

A. Yes, we keep the ratio of student to teacher low so everyone receives plenty of one to one tuition.