Carpentry Beginners 1  


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Course Summary

Code: A05CF33A-1 

Starting: Wednesday 21 September 2022 

Location: City College Plymouth - Kings Road  

Duration: 7 sessions over 7 week(s)

Time: 18:00 - first lesson is 03:00hrs

Cost: Fee £26  



Material Fee
Material Fee £5.00 (included in above cost) The material fees cover glue and sundries. You will be required to provide your own timber.

Before you enrol on this course
Please speak to one of our friendly learning advisers who can support you to enrol on 01752 660713.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements, this course is for complete beginners. People with a limited amount of knowledge on the subject may join this course to refresh their knowledge.

Course Intent
During this creative craft course, you will learn how to use a range of carpentry tools and safe working practices within the workshop. You will be supported to design, create and complete a basic carpentry project, under the direction of your tutor. Topics covered on the course will include: Identification of tools and materials. - Tool maintenance - Use of glue and fixings - Basic woodworking joints - Selection of appropriate timber

How will the course be delivered?
This is a practical course and the sessions will include tutor-led demonstrations, learner-led activities, instruction and repetition. These will form part of the delivery together with one-to-one support as required.

Will I need to study or practise outside the classroom?
You will be expected to practise skills and prepare and plan for future sessions. Your tutor will give you guidance on group and individual topics.

How will I know I’m making progress?
Your tutor will set objectives for each session and give feedback on how you are progressing. You will agree personal targets as part of your Individual Learning Plan (ILP), and you will review your targets throughout the course to check your own progress.

What will I need for the course?
- You will need suitable clothing and closed in footwear - There are additional resources required for the course. Information will be provided at course induction - Please bring a pen and notepad to each session

Look out for information regarding follow on courses. Learning Advisers will be happy to provide you with information on your next steps after this course. Visit our website at or contact us on 01752 660713 to discuss or to make an appointment.

Please note
Most courses attract a subsidy from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and can be used to match funding for ESF. It is a requirement of the ESFA that you complete various forms at different stages of your course, further information is available on request. Courses are subject to a minimum number of enrolments and could be cancelled if recruitment is low. In some cases, an alternative class at a different location may be offered. Room numbers are subject to change - please check when you arrive at the venue.


City College Plymouth - Kings Road  
Kings Road  
PL1 5QG  

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To speak to our advisers about this course please contact 01752 660713 and quote course code

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