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Key Info

Learning Area   Construction
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   5 Weeks


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   25/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £300.00

STARTING SOON – DON’T MISS OUT!

Enhance Your Trade Skills on Our Practical 5 Week Courses

Starting soon Cornwall College will be hosting another series of Saturday Skills Workshops. Perfect for anyone interested in either improving their DIY skills, or for existing trades people who are looking to enhance their careers.

Courses available include; plumbing, furniture making, plastering, brick and blockwork and bench joinery. On successful completion each learner will receive a college certificate.

Designed to meet the needs of both enthusiast and professional, the Saturday Skills Workshops will give you all the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience you need to gain useful new skills.

Bench Joinery:
Introduction to basic tools and their uses, marking out, cut and assembly, cutting various joints inc, Halving, Mortice, Tenon and Dove Tail, Half Laps and Frankled Joints. Techniques to make window sashes, finishing and treatments.
(If you have a project and require extra materials, these can be purchased from the College subject to availability)

Great course for beginners. A lot more practical work than I was expecting and the option to progress is great.”
Philip Barrett

“I really enjoyed it, learnt so much. Great to be taught by experienced tradesmen and learning tricks of the trade from him. Feel confident to leave the course and to skim and render to good standard. Would thoroughly recommend this course.”
Geoff Hodge

“Brilliant course, I really enjoyed it and learnt do much more than expected. Good atmosphere and environment to learn in, the teacher was excellent, always offering advice and helping. Would definitely recommend to anyone and I’m very keen to learn other things now. It has given me the confidence to go and try different skills. I’m very pleased that I did the course, its well worth the money.”
Adam Burt

“I have now attended two ‘Saturday Skills’ Courses this year and wanted to convey how much I have enjoyed these courses.
I attended the ‘Brick & Blockwork’ course where I found the demonstrations excellent and the atmosphere friendly. The help and support was both informative and encouraging.

This autumn I have attended the ‘Developing Pipework (Plumbing)’ course. This was a very enjoyable experience. Each student was able to tailor the course to their own requirements. The comprehensive discussions and demonstrations were excellent and as each student carried out their own exercises and small projects, Claude provided great support and feedback.

I’m looking forward to attending the ‘Bench Joinery’ Course next!”
Martyn Pennington

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# Construction # NightSchool # SaturdaySkills # Wood # Woodworking # Woodwork # Carpentry # Joinery # Construction # Building

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