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DIY Carpentry Skills: Introductory and Extender Courses

Course Name 
DIY Carpentry Skills: Introductory and Extender Courses Available for applications
Course Details
Location Selby College
Location Castleford College
Level Level 1
Start Date June, December, January, March
Duration 1 day
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Short course
Awarding Body City & Guilds
Offering Code UNE3CHJ1D000 UNE3CHJ1D001
Programme Design and Overview DIY courses are designed for homeowners and property developers interested in developing the practical skills to complete tasks within residential premises they own. The courses are offered with flexible start dates throughout the year.
What you will Study

The content of each course is varied:

DIY Skills in Carpentry

Awareness of Health and Safety associated with carpentry work.
Introduction to tools and use
Jointing timber
Skirting and architrave
Hanging a door
Fixing locks

How you will Learn You will develop your skills through practical activity in our purpose-built workshop areas.
How you will be Assessed Assessment will be continuous throughout the course.
Entry Requirements No entry requirements for this programme.
Attendance Expectations

The next start date will be at Castleford College on Saturday 13th January 09.00 to 13.00

Fee Information

This is a free course.

Recent changes to funding guidelines mean that the area you live in at the start of your course affects your eligibility for government funding and whether your course could be free. The College is only able to provide government funding or free courses to students who live within West Yorkshire. Therefore, if the address you provide when you enrol is not within West Yorkshire, you may not be fundable/eligible for a free course.  For more information please see

Further Study The college offers a number of adult courses in Construction that offer progression.
For Further Details

Please contact John Evans by email .

Alternatively please contact the course Information team on 01924 789111 or email

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Course Groups (W) Free Course
Course Groups (W) Short Course
Subject Area (W) Construction & Civil Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
Website Ref (W) DJGGXRY64B
Information last amended: 09 June 2023 09:20

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Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 15 June, 2024

Wakefield College & Castleford College