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Course Duration: 12 Weeks – £5,950
Course runs Mon-Thurs 08.00-16.30, Fri 08.00-12.30
An intensive course focusing on a range of woodworking & joinery skills leading to a Level 2 City and Guids Diploma in Bench Joinery (C&G 6706-26)
This City & Guilds qualification is aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in carpentry and joinery, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman.
This bench joinery course is can also be the first element of both our boatbuilding courses no previous experience of woodworking is necessary.
Practical from day one, it will introduce you to different types of wood, their properties and uses. You will develop your hand tool skills: basic marking out & joinery techniques; care and use of hand and power tools with particular emphasis on sharpening and setting up; set up and operation of workshop machinery; learn the principles of building construction, information, communication and Health, Safety and welfare in construction.
The course includes;
- Types of wood – properties and Uses
- Marking out and Joint techniques
- Use and care of Hand and Power Tools
- Set up & Operation of Workshop Machinery
- Health, Safety & Welfare in Construction.
During this intensive 12 week course you will manufature the following bench joinery products in a variety of woods including mahogany, beech and teak.
- Oil Stone Box
- Half Glazed Door
- Bench hook
- Spirit Level
- Joiners Attache Case