The vocational degree in fine arts Sculpture Tecniques in Wood is designed to form qualified professionals in the field of applied sculpture to:

- Reproduction of sculptures in stone, wood and metal.

- Monuments and commemorative objects.

- Creation of three-dimensional equipment for urban spaces, parks, fairs, etc.

- Scenographic facilities and performance spaces.

- Design and development of games and toys.

- Ornamentation and architectural restoration.

LEVEL: Vocational Training Degree on Fine Arts-Sculpture in Wood

TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS: [2000 hours] equivalent [120 ECTS]

TOTAL LENGTH:             2 academic years

              4 semesters + 1 semester [Final project]

STUDY MODE:                 Full time


1st course 2nd course
32 weeks 24 weeks 8 weeks
Artistic Drawing 3 3 -- 168 10
Technical Drawing
3 -- -- 96 6
Volume 3 2 -- 144 9
History of sculpture
2 2 -- 112 7
Computer applications
-- 3 -- 72 6
Sculpture Materials and Technology
3 -- -- 96 6
Wood Sculpture Projects
3 3 -- 168 12
Wood Carving Workshop
5 4 -- 256 13
Wood Sculpture Workshop
4 4 -- 224 12
Wood Restoration Techniques Workshop
4 4 -- 224 12
Technical English -- 2 -- 48 3
Training and job orientation -- 3 -- 72 6
Integrated Project -- -- 25 200 12
TOTAL 30 30 25 1880 114
Practical training phase in companies, studios or workshops 120 6
TOTAL 2000 120


DECRETO 20/2016, of July 7, which establishes the curriculum corresponding to the title of Higher Technician of Plastic Arts and Design in Sculptural Techniques in Wood in the Community of Castilla y León, and regulates the entrance exams.

Real Decreto 227/2015, of March 27, which establishes the title of Higher Technician of Plastic Arts and Design in Sculptural Techniques in Wood belonging to the professional artistic family of Sculpture and sets the corresponding basic curriculum.

Professional profile



  1. To elaborate sculptural, ornamental and decorative works in wood from the own project or from a specific professional order.
  2. To plan the realization process by defining the formal, functional, material, aesthetic and production aspects.
  3. To organize and carry out the different phases of the process, guaranteeing the safety of the operations and carrying out the corresponding quality controls until obtaining the finished product with guarantee of quality and safety.
  4. To collaborate with the conservator restorer in the identification of damage, in the development of graphic and technical documentation of the project and apply the techniques and procedures suitable for the restoration of sculptural works in wood, from the instructions and documentation prepared by conservators restorers of cultural property.




  1. To define the formal, functional, technical, material and aesthetic characteristics of a project or of a given commission, for the realization of sculptural work in wood of applied and ornamental character.
  2. To make plans, sketches and drawings with color techniques, as well as to elaborate models and models to visualize the final result of the sculptural, ornamental and decorative works in wood and to elaborate the documentation of the project.
  3. To evaluate damage and define proposals for action for the restoration of wooden sculptural elements under the direction of the conservator-restorer.
  4. To plan and carry out the process of elaboration of sculptural works in wood, according to the characteristics of the piece and the specifications of the project.
  5. To carry out the quality controls corresponding to each moment of the elaboration process in order to guarantee the technical and artistic quality of the pieces and to carry out their assembly.
  6. To know, select, prepare and use the most suitable materials according to the technical, formal, functional and aesthetic specifications of the project.
  7. To know the technical specifications of the tools, equipment, tools, tools and machinery in charge and to organize the periodic maintenance measures of the same.
  8. To estimate consumptions and calculate volumes and quartering to optimize the necessary material for the construction of the piece.
  9. To know and to carry out the techniques and procedures of roughing, carving and gluing of the wood for the preparation of the block.
  10. To know the different systems of reproduction, enlargement, reduction and inversion, manual and mechanical, typical of wood carving.
  11. To know and to use the different systems of artistic wood carving and to experiment with its different possibilities.
  12. To carry out the work of finishing and finishing of surfaces of sculptural products in wood.
  13. To apply the necessary patinas and protective coatings for a good finish.
  14. To know and use the main techniques and basic procedures of conservation and restoration of wooden sculptural elements.
  15. To establish the conditions that guarantee the safety of the processing operations and the prevention of the possible risks derived from their professional activity.
  16. To advise and coordinate work groups, organize the productive and creative process and accurately transmit the appropriate information to achieve the ideal result, both in teamwork and in obtaining the different wood sculptural products.
  17. To organize, administer and manage an artistic wood sculpture workshop, either as an employee, self-employed or in a cooperative, considering those artistic, technical, economic, regulatory and safety factors essential in the work.
  18. To elaborate budgets in which the materials and procedures to be used are defined, and the costs are calculated from the technical, functional and aesthetic requirements, as well as the profitability of the work to be done.

Integrated Project Calendar