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Kings Road,
Reading, RG1 4HJ

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6 weeks
6 weeks

- Fees subject to change
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New and returning learners:

Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.

See information about the measures we are taking to keep learners safe while on campus.

Enrol in this practical course and you will get lots of useful tip and tricks to help you carry out carpentry repairs in the home.

Please note that this course does not run during the half term/ end of term breaks.

What I'll learn

You will gain a variety of skills to assist with home projects, including: how to sharpen and maintain tools, using tools correctly, creating basic joints, fitting skirting boards and architraves, and fitting locks and hanging doors. 

This flexible course will enable you to take on projects with more confidence and can be repeated if you wish to develop your skills further.


How I'll learn

You will work in our fully equipped workshops, taught by an experienced member of staff.


How I'll be assessed

There is no qualification linked to this course and, therefore, there are no assessments. 


Entry Requirements

You'll need an interest in the skills area, and work boots or sturdy shoes, suitable for working in the workshops. No previous experience is required.


How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible.

If you prefer to enrol in person, please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.