Get Started in Carpentry

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

On this course you will learn all about woodwork hand tools and their uses. You will also learn to use woodworking tools in a safe environment.

This course is workshop based with supporting knowledge sessions. You will be required to generate evidence of achievement to meet all the assessment criteria, through continuous assessment.

Elements of the course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Added December 2018

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Course Delivery

Modules include:

  • Using a range of hand tools
  • Safety precautions that should be taken when using the tools
  • Maintaining a range of hand tools
  • Other equipment that may be required for woodworking
  • Performing checks to ensure tools are safe to use
  • Using equipment to secure wood in place
  • Using marking devices on wood
  • Carrying out activities to use hand tools 
  • Using personal protective equipment
  • Following safety precautions 
  • Keeing the work area clean and tidy
  • Cleaning and returning tools and equipment after use. 

Progression Opportunities

Progression into an associated trade route.

Additional Information

You will be required to wear protective footwear for all workshop sessions.

Jubilee Court
Course deliverable in Welsh:

Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 | Course Code: VA1676 EJC | Cost: £30

Level E3   Wed   6-8pm   15 weeks   Jubilee Court  

This course has already started, however you may be able to enrol on it if there is availability. Call 01792 284000 to enquire for availability.

Start Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020 | Course Code: VA1676 EJC2 | Cost: £30

Level E2   Wed   6-8pm   15 weeks   Jubilee Court  

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