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Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
This hands-on woodworking course has been designed for budding designer/makers or keen DIY enthusiasts that would like to gain the skills necessary to create their own furniture.
A series of workshop activities will ensure that you complete the course with finished work and practical woodwork skills.
The course takes place in fully-equipped workshops in the Rycotewood Furniture Centre, and all materials are provided.
Each block of classes will focus on a different project allowing you to attend multiple blocks. Previous projects have included a chopping board and a small stool and you may be interested in visiting the tutors’ YouTube page and/or websites mattestleafurniture.weebly.com and Illingworthdesigns.co.uk.
Please note this course will not run during school holidays.
Leisure CourseQualifications explained
2019 Woodwork - Wed 10 weeksAdult: £255.00
Fees may be subject to change
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You learn the basic woodworking skills and gradually build up practical knowledge and confidence through workshop practice.
At the end you will have a finished piece of furniture to include in a portfolio and have gained the knowledge, experience and confidence to attempt basic furniture making projects of your own.
There are no formal assessments for this course.
A big selling point for Rycotewood was that it offered accommodation and the programme was really practical...I’m a practical learner, so Rycotewood was the best choice for me."
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. You only need a passion for woodwork and the enthusiasm to have fun whilst making!
You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:
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.
This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.
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