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Joinery Skills – Improving

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Limited places - Call 01756 693 309 NA00007A/1 Tue 23 Jan 2024 8 Weeks 18:00 - 21:00
Aireville Campus £ 75*

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Have you completed our joinery introduction course and would like to enhance your skills? Look no further!

The course covers the correct use of tools, gives students the chance to learn and improve their skills, to create basic joints and methods, suitable for various tasks.

On this practical course, you will study the following aspects:

  • Health & Safety requirements related to this course
  • The importance of accurately measuring, marking out and cutting timber
  • How to correctly use woodworking hand tools to produce joints
  • Create joints and finishes that could be used in the production of various joinery items

Whilst on this course you will be accurately assessed on your ability by supportive tutors, you will be encouraged to develop and work at your own skill level and progress at your own pace. Depending on your ability and skills developed, you will be given the opportunity to manufacture small joinery items that can then be taken home.

You will be given the opportunity, within your skill ability, to complete larger projects of your own design. (please discuss with your tutor at the start of the course to ensure it is feasible for this to be done)

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for people who have some basic knowledge and experience.


You are required to wear a pair of boots/shoes suitable for use in a workshop.

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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