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Carpentry and Joinery

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Aim of the Course 
This course is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and techniques required to undertake or supervise small carpentry and joinery projects.

Course Content 

This is a mainly practical course.

  • Practice and safe use of hand and power tools
  • Use of power tools – drills – planers – saws
  • Router demonstration
  • Constructing wood joints using:
    Housing joints*
    Halving joints*
    Dovetail joints*
    Rubbed joints*
    Mortise and tenon joints*
  • Use of nails, screws and adhesives
  • Construct and fix door frame (lining)
  • Fit and hang a door
  • Insert a mortise lock
  • Make a mitre box – cut and fix moulding (architrave)
  • Be aware of all stages of carpentry in-house construction
  • All relevant Health and Safety

    *These joints incorporated in the construction
    of a small project that the student may keep.

Qualifications Awarded 

Internal certificate of attendance.

Right Management reserves the right to cancel and/or amend course dates, times, contents and venues as listed on this website. Every effort will be made to give the Service leaver as much notice as possible and a reasonable course alternative or alternatives may be suggested, if possible. If this is not possible or the alternative(s) is/are not acceptable to the Service leaver, Right Management, who deliver all non-contract courses listed, may refund in full the total amount paid to date for non-contract funded courses, or, in the case of MOD Contract Funded courses, in agreement with the MOD, the Service leavers IRTC grant will not be notionally reduced.

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