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Essential Carpentry Course

This foundation-level course is perfect for those who wish to become competent in carpentry with a view to becoming a professional tradesperson in the future.
  • The cutting and fitting of dado rails, architraves, skirtings and doorstops
  • How to erect stud walls
  • How to fit a door lining/frame
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Professional Carpentry Course

Covering many areas including construction of stairways, doors, windows and much more, this professional carpentry course will enable you to complete an array of different work and start building your reputation as a high-quality carpenter.
  • Fixing flooring and roofing by fixing verge and eave components
  • Laying floor joists
  • Fixing joist coverings
  • Installing service encasements
  • Installing cladding
  • Installing kitchen worktops & fittings
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DIY Carpentry Course

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 become competent in carpentry and potentially proceed to an industry-recognised qualification at a later stage.
  • Using hand tools
  • Cutting basic joints
  • Hanging doors and fitting locks
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Carpentry Courses for Mature Adult Learners

Access Training’s carpentry courses are accessible and open to adults of all ages, regardless of background. We offer full-time and part-time joinery training programmes, and you can choose to learn on weekdays or weekends – whether you need to work around your current job or you’re simply looking to learn your new trade in the shortest possible timeframe, we will do our best to accommodate you.

Why choose our carpenter courses?

Our tutors are qualified tradespeople with years of professional experience in their respective fields
We aim to ensure that all learners get plenty of contact time with their tutors
Continuous learner support, even once you’ve completed your carpentry course
Flexible training programmes (including full and part time, weekdays and weekends)

Already an experienced carpenter?

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

Carpentry & Joinery FAQs

How much does a carpentry course cost?

Prices vary depending on which course you choose and what you wish to achieve. Give the Access Training team a call on 0800 345 7492 to discuss training costs.

How long will my carpentry course last?

Our carpentry and joinery courses are very flexible – whether you want to get qualified ASAP or you’re only able to visit our training centre on weekends, we can deliver a course to suit your needs. Contact us now to discuss your training requirements with a course advisor.

What carpentry qualifications can I gain with Access Training?

You can earn your Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry on our Professional Carpentry Course. This is an industry-recognised carpentry qualification that’s ideal for those looking to turn professional. If you just want to learn carpentry and you’re not interested in working towards a formal qualification, our Essential Carpentry Course may be a better fit for you.

What carpentry and joinery skills will I learn?

Depending on which course you choose, our carpentry tutors can teach you how to:
  • Use a variety of tools and materials correctly
  • Cut basic joints
  • Hang doors
  • Fit skirting and architraves
  • Erect stud walls
  • Fit locks and door hardware
  • Lay floor joists

Will I be able to pursue a career in carpentry?

Yes – if you want to become a carpenter, we strongly recommend our Professional Carpentry Course. This training programme is designed to teach you a wide range of skills and help you earn your Level 2 Diploma. This is a great place to start if you’re serious about a career in carpentry and joinery.


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