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Carpentry Courses

If you would like to become a carpenter and swap your current career for a lucrative new life as a self-employed tradesperson, Access Training’s carpentry courses are the perfect place to start. These training programmes have been designed with beginners and novices in mind – no experience is necessary to enrol, meaning that our carpentry training programmes are some of the most accessible in the UK.

Even if you aren’t looking to turn professional and make your living from carpentry/joinery, we can still help you to learn carpentry to a basic DIY level, allowing you to complete a variety of tasks around the house and save money on calling in the professionals.

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What Carpentry Courses Do We Offer?

If you want to learn the basics of carpentry or complete more DIY jobs around the house, then this is the course for you! This foundation-level course is perfect for those who wish to complete domestic jobs in their own home, as well as those with a view to becoming a professional tradesperson in the future. This carpentry training package is open to everyone, though it was designed with beginners and novices in mind.
  • The correct use of hand tools such as chisels, planes etc.
  • How to cut basic joints
  • The cutting and fitting of dado rails, architraves, skirtings and doorstops
  • How to erect stud-walls
  • How to fit a door lining/frame
  • How to hang doors correctly
  • The correct fitting of locks and door furniture
City & Guilds
Our Professional Carpentry Course will teach you what you need to build up an extensive array of professional carpentry skills – perfect for starting a new career as a carpenter.

Covering many areas including stairways, doors, windows and much more, you’ll be confident and able to complete an array of different carpentry work and earn a reputation as a high-quality carpenter.
  • Constructing floors, roofs, walls and other considerations
  • Fixing flooring and roofing by fixing verge and eave components
  • How to lay floor joists and fix joist coverings
  • How to install doors and door furniture
  • Installing service encasements, cladding, kitchen worktops & fittings
City & Guilds
Absolutely no previous experience is necessary for this course – it is suitable for anyone who is looking to complete a DIY project or who may be thinking about a future career in carpentry. It is the ideal first step if you want to learn carpentry and potentially proceed to an industry-recognised carpentry qualification at a later stage.

Completion of this course will enable you to make a wide range of home improvements that were previously beyond your abilities. The maximum number of students on each course is small, guaranteeing a high level of personal attention from our experienced tutors.
  • Bench joinery techniques
  • Cut basic joints
  • Hanging doors & fitting locks
  • Laying flooring
  • Fixing dado rails, architraves and skirtings
City & Guilds

Our Carpentry Courses Are Open to Everyone

Over the years, we’ve noticed that many carpentry courses are too advanced for beginners and novices – we’ve often seen students struggling to complete carpentry/joinery programmes when a basic understanding of the key areas would have enabled them to pass the course with flying colours. If you’d like to become a carpenter, but currently have no experience of this trade, Access Training Academies can help; we’ve helped thousands of candidates to start from scratch, learn the essential skills, and get the qualifications they need to start a brand new career!

Why train with us?

  • We have modern training centres throughout the UK, allowing you to train with us no matter where you’re located
  • All of our tutors are practising tradesmen with years of professional experience in their respective fields
  • Small class sizes ensure that all students get plenty of contact time with their tutors
  • 24 hour online support allows you to seek assistance even when off-premises
  • Our success rate speaks for itself – Access Training’s pass record is double the national average for many disciplines
  • Our curriculums blend essential theory work with the hands-on experience that will give you a crucial edge over the competition when you begin your new career
  • Limited free time is no problem – we build our carpentry training programmes around the needs of our students, ensuring that life doesn’t get in the way of your learning

Already an experienced carpenter?

Our carpentry courses aren’t just for beginners! We also offer a range of training programmes for individuals with some carpentry experience already under their belts – whether you need to refresh your knowledge, update your techniques, or expand your skillset into new areas, we at Access Training Academies are the people to call.

Successful Students

“I enjoyed the course because it was delivered at the right level. I can't recommend this course enough to anyone thinking about it. It has given me so much confidence and belief. I'm so busy now, I haven't stopped working since finishing the course and I don't even need to advertise, one job leads to another through recommendations!”
Anthony Blundell
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