• Trades

    Beginners DIY Carpentry and Joinery

  • Attendance / Duration

    Ayr Campus

    8 Tuesday evenings (6:00pm-9:00pm)

  • Cost


    Payment plan option available, please get in touch for further information

Book / Enquiry

Tuesday 3rd September to 29th October (Ayr Campus) - Book here (LIMITED SPACING AVAILABLE)

To be added to our waiting list for future course dates please email businessgrowth@ayrshire.ac.uk

What's Involved?

This exciting new 8 week course is a great introduction to woodworking for anyone interested in learning and developing their DIY skills.

This course is entirely practical, teaching you the basic hand skills needed to use the tools correctly and safely and use of our workshop space to practice basic timber joints. Throughout the course you will be shown a wide range of tools and skills demonstrated by your lecturer.

You may also have an opportunity to complete a project of your own choice such as a bookshelf (additional costings may apply)

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a college certificate.

Course Content

  • Identify and name common carpentry hand tools found in everyday homes
  • Know how to use carpentry tools correctly and safely
  • Measure materials accurately
  • Practice basic timber joint techniques

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, just a keen interest in Carpentry and Joinery.

Tools and materials will be provided throughout the course, candidates may be required to purchase additional materials for more advanced activities (subject to discretion with trainer)

Applicants must own suitable clothing (such as overalls) and protective footwear to wear during their time on the course. You may also bring your own PPE such as ear plugs as the workshop can get noisy at times.

Places available



Start Date

3 Sep 2024

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