This cabinet making introductory course aims to develop an individuals practical skills to produce quality items of furniture. Learners are expected to practice techniques related to furniture making. More experienced learners can expand their constructional skills alongside veneering elements and inlay work. Some restoration may also be permitted. Learners may be inducted on some machinery and portable power tools as appropriate, and are expected to use them to support the production process. Learners can produce work of their own design and tailor the course to suit their needs. It would be advisable to bring with you prior to the start or on week one of the course an idea of skills and projects you would like to achieve during your course.
Learners need to ensure they have protective footwear and eye protection (not just spectacles, if a spectacle wearer over safety glasses or prescription safety glasses are required) for the workshops.
Only a small amount of materials can be supplied by the college, learners are expected to supply their own materials.
10 Week Course. Wednesday evenings 6-8:30pm
No formal entry requirements.
Learners are given individual help and feedback. There are no formal qualifications but learners are issued with a college certificate. Learners may progress onto full time City & Guilds qualifications.