WOODWORK TRAINING PROGRAMME

If you are interested in a career in woodwork with the potential to find employment with

building contractors or carpentry manufactures, you may be a suitable candidate for our Woodwork Training Programme.

A 10 Month Entrepreneurial Programme Following Specific SETA Unit Standards

The programme provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge and experience to become employed in the carpentry industry or become entrepreneurs.

The programme focuses on carpentry skills, furniture making, restorations, saleable item production and the mathematical requirements necessary to gain employment or become entrepreneurs within the manufacturing industry.

  • Health, Safety and Security in the Woodwork Environment

  • Measurements and Drawings

  • Machinery operation

  • Furniture production and restoration

  • Saleable item production

  • Personal Development and Communication

The programme is 30% theory and 70% practical training.  The practical component is conducted at our onsite Conynghams Coffee Shop and Tata Madiba Conferencing Venue as well as 2 months experience in PE’s leading hotels kitchens.

Employment opportunities post-graduation include building contractors, carpentry manufactures and entrepreneurial opportunities.

WOODWORK TRAINING Programme Application Enquiry:

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