Construction short courses

The following courses are held in our dedicated construction workshops and run during term time. All materials are included in the cost of the course. Places are limited and booking will be on a first come, first served basis.

Weekend Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery Household Tasks

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 17th – 18th November

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in skirting, shelving, architraving, hanging a door and similar tasks around the house. The course content is flexible and if there is something specific you would like to cover (within reason) then please let us know before the course commences.

Weekend Introduction to Basic Woodworking Joints

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 16th – 17th February

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory 2 day workshop is for anyone interested in learning how to produce the common woodworking joints found in tables, chairs, doors and windows. These will include mortice and tenon, bridle joints and halving dovetails.

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Weekend Introduction to Working Safely with Power Tools

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 30th – 31st March

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory 2 day workshop is for anyone interested in learning how to safely use Power Tools including safely changing tooling. This course will cover Planers, Routers, Chop Saws, Jig Saws, Ban Saws etc.

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Weekend Introduction to Brickwork

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 10th – 11th November
  • 9th – 10th February
  • 6th – 7th April

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop will cover brickwork for the garden including brick walls, planters, bases etc. however the content will be flexible. If there is something specific you would like to build (within reason) then please let us know before the start of the course.

Weekend Introduction to Plastering

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 17th – 18th November
  • 16th – 17th February
  • 30th – 31st March

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basic principles of plastering. At the end of the course, delegates should be competent in plaster boarding and skim finishing.

Weekend Introduction to Wall Tiling

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 24th – 25th November
  • 2nd – 3rd February

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basic principles of wall tiling. The course will include setting out and laying a course of tiles, including adding a feature pattern. By the end of the course delegates should be competent in tiling a wall.

If you are interested please email helen.broughton@reaseheath.ac.uk or telephone 01270 616487 or click here to book your place.