• Construction Technology

    DIY Carpentry and Joinery - Tools and Skills

  • Attendance

    8 Thursday evenings (6:30pm-9:00pm)

  • Campus




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)


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

Additional Information

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. 


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