Who should enrol? Our basic carpentry courses have been developed with beginners and novices in mind, so just about anyone can enrol. Even if you have never picked up a hammer before, we will help you to become a competent carpenter, capable of carrying out numerous different tasks around the home.
Of course, we are also more than happy to hear from more experienced candidates who wish to update their knowledge and skills with Access Training Academies. Everyone is welcome, so please don’t be afraid to give us a call!
What will I get at the end of my course?Candidates who successfully complete our Carpentry Essentials Course will be awarded an Access Training certificate to confirm that they attended and completed the course, thereby acquiring a solid knowledge of domestic carpentry and joinery.
Areas CoveredOur Basic Carpentry Course covers the following units:
We consider this to be an ideal carpentry training programme for beginners; however, if there is a particular topic you wish to cover during your course, please let us know. We are happy to tailor the content of our courses to suit your personal requirements.
Correct use of hand tools (e.g. chisels, planes)
How to cut basic joints
Cutting and fitting dado rails, architraves, skirtings and doorstops
How to erect stud walls
Hanging doors correctly
Fitting locks and door furniture
Progress Routes Once you have mastered basic carpentry, why not expand your skill set with another DIY course? Learning the ropes of plastering, for example, can help you become a well-rounded handyman.
You may wish to take your carpentry training further by enrolling on a higher-level course that will allow you to work in a more professional capacity. Note that, if you wish to work towards a career in carpentry, our Professional Carpentry Course may be better-suited to your ambitions.
Why Access Training Academies?We are one of the UK’s top training providers – here’s why:
Any questions about our carpentry courses for beginners? Get in touch!
- Modern training facilities
- Professional tutors with years of commercial experience
- Flexible training courses and enhanced online assessments
- Financial assistance to help you pay for your training