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Joinery: Introduction to Power Tools

Anniesland Campus
Start Date & time
22 Aug 2024 @ 6.30 - 9pm (Thursday evenings)
Qualification Type
Course Type
8 weeks


The Joinery: Introduction to Power Tools course will give you a basic understanding of using tools and equipment needed for certain joinery jobs. Over 8 weeks, you will learn how to use power tools for tasks such as fitting locks and hinges, building a frame and cladding, and laying a laminate floor.

What will I learn?

During the Joinery: Introduction to Power Tools course you will learn:

  • Identify and learn how to use some basic joinery tools
  • Measuring and cutting materials with power tools
  • The use of various joints used in joinery
  • How to cut mitre and scribe joints
  • How to fit locks and hinges using a router
  • Building a frame and a clad with plasterboard with fixing nailer and power screwdriver
  • Floor joist frames, chipboard, decking
  • Using a circular saw, jigsaw and reciprocating alligator saw
  • Laminate flooring using a multi-tool when laying a laminate floor

Entry requirements (minimum)

Bring/wear overalls or old clothes.

While not compulsory, it is recommended that students are recommended to complete Introduction to joinery first or have had some hands-on experience previously.

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