Practical Woodworking - National Qualifications
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Practical Woodworking
 
The Course is largely workshop-based, providing a broad introduction to practical woodworking.

It helps learners to develop safe working practices and to become proactive in matters of health and safety. It allows them to learn how to use a range of tools, equipment and materials safely and correctly.

The Course is of broad educational benefit. It allows learners to develop skills in reading drawings and diagrams, measuring and marking out, as well as cutting, shaping and finishing materials. It allows them to learn how to work effectively alongside others in a shared workshop environment. The skills that learners acquire by successfully completing this Course will be valuable for learning, for life and for the world of work.
 
To achieve the N5 Practical Woodworking qualification, the student must pass 3 units and an Added Value unit.

Although the subject has no formal examination, students will be expected to complete a detailed log book of all work undertaken throughout the course.