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Introduction to Carpentry Skills

Level 2
Course Code:
North Devon Campus
Starts 19th September 2019 - 10 weeks
Thursday - 18:30 to 21:00

This introductory program will give you the basic skills to undertake rewarding and enjoyable carpentry tasks around the home and enable you to gain an insight into professional practises.

A practical hands-on course to help you tackle jobs around the home or as a pathway enabling career change or progression.


This course will cover:

- Understand the hand and power tools used in carpentry & joinery
- Understand the different materials and why they are used
- First and second fixing
- Build a stud partition, leaving a door opening
- Install a door lining, hang a door and fit door furniture including fitting it a lock
- Fix architrave and skirting boards.
There is no formal assessment for this course.
Upon completion, you could take a Level 1 Diploma in Site / Bench Carpentry or an NVQ Level 2 in Carpentry and Joinery.
You will need to wear sturdy footwear and suitable clothing. All materials are included.
Please contact the Recreation Team on 01271 852356 for more information.

Course Fees

Total Fee: £175