Evening Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Carpentry courses available.
Whether you are a beginner wanting to develop basic woodworking skills, or you’re an experienced learner wanting to expand your skill set, come and join us at our evening woodworking courses.
Our seven-week programmes will teach you how to confidently carry out some common maintenance tasks around the home, which could save calling out a carpenter!
You will follow one of our three tailored programmes which have been designed to suit each learner’s level; Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.
I am not sure which course is right for me, what should I do?
Don’t worry, all three courses are run on the same evening at the same campus. Apply now and our team of experienced staff will ensure you’re put on the right programme for you.
Can I do all three levels?
Yes, we run each course level three times a year, so once you’ve completed one course, you will be able to move up to the next at the nearest start date.
Week 1: Sawing techniques. To include introduction to tenon saw squares and measuring.
Week 2: Corner/tee Halving Joints. To include introduction to Marking gauges and chiselling techniques.
Week 3: Tee Halving & Bridle Joints. To include introduction to mortice gauges precision cutting, Trenching, and marking techniques.
Week 4: Bridle joint. To include introduction to mortice gauges precision cutting, Trenching, and marking techniques.
Week 5: Dovetail halving joint. To include introduction to marking and cutting techniques.
Week 6: Mortice and tenon joint. To include introduction to mortice chisel & chiselling techniques.
Week 7: Tool maintenance. To include introduction to sharpening of chisels and planes, and planning techniques.