The carpentry DIY course will teach you basic carpentry skills with an emphasis on using hand tools well and safely. Successful completion of this course will award you with a certificate of completion and will enable you to proceed onto more advanced carpentry courses if you are looking to become a fully qualified City and Guilds carpenter or work on basic home improvement projects.
Each training provider’s course programme for basic or DIY carpentry will differ slightly but on the whole, you will learn how to use hand tools appropriately and safely, how to cut joints and cut and fit skirting and other basic decorative work. Some providers will include training on how to install a door and to fit a lock and other basic carpentry skills.
The carpentry DIY course and all carpentry courses for that matter are based on practical, on-site and hands-on training. Most learning providers will provide tools and materials but you will be required to wear suitable clothing and protective footwear (preferably steel toed), which is compulsory.
Who is the carpentry diy course aimed at?
The carpentry DIY course is ideal for people who are seeking a career as a professional carpenter. You do not need to have any skills in carpentry as this course is geared for beginners. The course is also ideal for people who are contemplating working on their own home projects.
The carpentry DIY course is described below:
Carpentry diy course content
- How to use hand tools
- How to cut basic joints
- How to cut and fit skirting, architraves, dado rails and doorstops
- How to fit a door lining/frame
- How to install (hang) a door
- How to fit a Lock
After completing the carpentry diy course
If you feel you need to learn more about carpentry and perhaps want to move further on and become a City and Guilds qualified carpenter, take a look at the other carpentry courses.
Available carpentry courses
- Carpentry Level 2
- Carpentry Level 3
Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto carpentry courses available with leading fitness course providers.