Short Course- Introduction To Carpentry Basics- June 2024

A five-week taster evening class for those who want to learn the basics in woodworking, focusing on home improvement and DIY skills. No experience necessary.

Session 1 – Introduction to basic carpentry hand tools
Session 2 – Shelving
Session 3 – Laminate Flooring
Session 4 – Skirting
Session 5 – Architraves

10 students only

The course is ideal for beginners wanting to learn the basics of woodworking in order to progress onto a further course, or DIYers who want to learn some practical skills for small projects around the home.

To register your interest, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Steel toe-capped boots (to be worn at all times while on course)
  • H or 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser/rubber
  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper
Thursdays, 5.30-8pm
Thursday 6th June
Thursday 13th June
Thursday 20th June
No class on Thursday 27th June due to college event
Thursday 4th July
Thursday 11th July
  • £300
  • N/A (college certification only)
  • Other practical short course from our programme

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