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Hands On Carpentry Course

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Non-Qualification 6 Weeks of Carpentry Training

Overview

Not everyone who wants to learn carpentry work comprehensively wants a carpentry qualification so we have devised this 6 week course to take you through all of the essential carpentry requirements without the headache of undertaking City & Guilds assessments. A very thorough, non-accredited training option - can also be completed at weekends.

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What You’ll Learn

This 6 weeks of hands on carpentry training will see you progress from a novice to a competent Carpenter with the course designed to build your skills gradually until various aspects of carpentry becomes second nature and at this Centre where ‘reality’ is important, this is easily achieved.

We will provide you with training and assessment in several areas of Carpentry covering first fix aspects like cutting and laying floor joists and fixing door linings as well as second fix aspects such as hanging doors and fitting skirtings and architraves etc.

The course is designed to build your skills gradually by providing training on smaller carpentry work and building to the more complex areas as the course progresses.

The areas in which you will be trained on are:

  • Fixing architraves and skirting
  • Constructing and fixing hatch linings
  • Fitting locks and latches
  • Constructing studwork with opening
  • Constructing and installing door lining
  • Hanging a door
  • Fitting floor joists and installing floor coverings
  • Installing and bracing trussed rafters
  • Setting out and cutting one pair of common rafters

How You’ll Learn

This 6 weeks of hands on ‘reality’ training will cover all of the basic and essential skills that any Carpenter will need in order to provide a competent service to any potential customer. This 6 weeks of hands on carpentry training will see you progress from a novice to a competent Carpenter with the course designed to build your skills gradually until carpentry becomes second nature.

This 6-week carpentry course will provide you with in depth training to cover various aspects of essential carpentry. Even though you will not be going through a qualification process your progress will be consistently assessed by our qualified Carpentry instructors, giving you the same benefits as someone who might be training with us for qualification purposes.


Courses Open To You After

Having completed this course and then gained some industry experience, you may wish to achieve a qualification in carpentry. An option to consider would be the C&G Level 2 Carpentry Diploma or maybe the Level 2 Carpentry Diploma with additional NVQ training and registration – essential if you are considering site work and need access to a CSCS card.


Additional Info

This course can be covered over a period to suit you and you can train for 6 consecutive weeks, divide your weeks up or even incorporate some weekend training if you have ongoing weekly commitments. At Able Skills we aim to make our qualifications as accessible as is possible and additionally we offer a payment plan which, following a deposit, is on an interest free pay as you train basis.

We are aware that every student that attends Able Skills learns at a different pace; if you find that you have completed all tasks in less than the 6 weeks allocated, we have additional learning programmes available, making this an even more comprehensive and rewarding training programme.

This is a hands-on, practical carpentry course and you will be involved at every stage and will be participating throughout. It is therefore recommended you bring suitable clothing and for your own safety, steel capped footwear is essential.


Duration & Cost

This is a 6 Week (30 day) course and the cost is £2495.00 including vat. A deposit of £500.00 will secure a booking with the balance payable over the period of the training.

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£2,495
inc VAT

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