The skills developed in this subject may be of assistance if students are applying for building apprenticeships.

Course details

  • Further study This course prepares students for studying Woodwork in Stage 1

About the subject

This course will enable students to develop woodworking skills, plan and construct a major project, and present quality designs of possible projects.

At the end of the course the students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in all areas of wood work including, cabinet/furniture making, wood turning, basic building construction techniques and fine finishing.

Projects could include coffee tables, cabinets, wood turned items, solid wood accessories, shelving etc.


  • Skills and Applications Tasks
  • Folio
  • Product.

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