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Introduction to Carpentry

Awarding Body City & Guilds

Learn Basic Carpentry Skills in 5 Days


This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some introductory carpentry skills with a City and Guilds certificate at the end. This is a great hands-on course covering a range of very useful carpentry skills and is also an ideal course for anyone who is contemplating undertaking a carpentry qualification.

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What You’ll Learn

Able Skills 5 day Carpentry course has been recognised by City & Guilds as a comprehensive introduction to carpentry and as such, they have accredited the course with a C&G 4555-05.

At the end of this Carpentry course you will receive a City & Guilds certificate to confirm the skills that you will have learned.

During this 5 day Carpentry course you will learn how to

  • Use hand tools such as chisels, planes etc.
  • Cut basic joints
  • Cut and fit architraves and skirtings
  • Fit a Lock
  • Fit a door into a lining/frame (Time permitting)

How You’ll Learn

This course is designed to provide you with plenty of general Carpentry knowledge to ensure that once you leave the training centre, you are confident to undertake the various tasks that you will have learned. The course is entirely hands-on from the moment that you start

Courses Open To You After

Able Skills has a fantastic carpentry training facility and we offer lots of different courses that can lead to a variety of carpentry and joinery qualifications. Equally, Able Skills are happy to cater for those of you who have a basic knowledge of carpentry but want something a little more suited to their needs, so something bespoke. If you call with your requirements, we will help if we can.

Additional Info

This course can act as a fantastic introductory to Carpentry and following on from this; it may be that you want to gain carpentry qualifications. If that is the case, you may be able to upgrade to any of the longer programmes of carpentry that we teach. To help you, we will deduct from any course, the time spent on this course and we will also deduct the fees paid for this course.

All tools and materials are provided throughout the course, you will just need to ensure that you have suitable clothing and protective footwear (mandatory).

If you would like to view the facilities at Able Skills, please feel free to visit us at any time. We are open 7 days every week and encourage visitors to the centre. You will not need an appointment, just turn up (08.30 – 16.30) and we will show you around.


Duration & Cost

The cost for this City & Guilds certificated Carpentry course is £395.00 including VAT. A £150.00 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid on the start date.

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Product Questions

Could you please send me the list of course dates from now and next year please.

Could you also send me the location the courses please.
Are you running the course this year (2019)?
Learn Basic Carpentry Skills in 5 Days: what are the dates for this course please?
Hi, is it possible to attend the classes over the weekend ?
When is the next course scheduled to start?
Hi there,

I just booked this course online for the week commencing 18th April, but have yet to receive a confirmation. Is this normal? Thanks.
Dears, I would like to enroll in this course 5 days Introductory to Carpentry. So is it possible I attend from 7 November to 11 November. I would like to learn this skill although I am 50 years old but keen to get engaged with it.
Where's the venue?
1. You give the price of the 5-day course plus VAT.
Whats the VAT rate so I can calculate the total cost?

2. Does the accommodation rate of 20 pounds per night include VAT or is VAT added to this rate as well?

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