Introduction to Carpentry

What will I learn?

This 11 week course is ideal for the DIY enthusiast, homeowner or for those that are thinking about a change of career and want to try out the trade and see if it could be for you. For just 2 hours each week, you will learn the basic skills in Carpentry including, Use and maintaining tools, Basic Woodworking joints, changing a lock, fitting Ironmongery, fixing Skirtings and Architraves etc. The course is predominantly practical and takes place in our state-of-the-art workshops with our expert tutors. We have one of the largest construction departments in the South East of England, so you know you'll be learning from the best.

Additional Course Details for 17/18

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 18912-01
    Course name Introduction to Carpentry
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Tuesday
    Times 18:30 to 20:30
    16-18 fee £150.00
    Entitlement Waiver £150.00
    Full Cost Fees £150.00
    Start date 03/10/17
    Duration 11 week (s)

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