What's covered?

A great hands on evening course which will enhance your carpentry skill. You should be able to tackle DIY jobs in the home and if you want go on to more advanced stages ready to tackle more advance jobs! The course objectives are: awareness of basic health & safety; techniques of jointing; and accurate use of the spirit level. To demonstrate how to use some portable power tools and the safe use and maintenance of hand power tools. The course involves various task such as fixing shelves, some skirting and architraves and some basic wood joints.

What do you need?

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. It should appeal to the novice carpenter wishing to carry out simple DIY jobs around the house or as a taster for more advanced carpentry.

How you are assessed

Delivery takes place in our workshop at the Langley Centre. Successful completion of this course results in a college certificate.

How Long?

This course runs over ten weeks, one evening per week for three hours.

What course next?

Diploma in carpentry

What could this lead to?


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Contact us on 01753 793288 to check whether you might be eligible for a reduced fee.

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