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Woodcraft (QQI LEVEL 4) | HL007 (10 weeks)

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QQI LEVEL 4 MINOR AWARD IN WOODCRAFT 4N3185
Course Code:
HL007 | Tues 19.00 - 21.00
Fees:
€100 | Materials: 50

This course is suitable for those who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge, skill and competence to use woodwork tools and equipment safely and to plan, design and carry out basic woodcraft assignments.

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• Uses of a range of electric tools to include hand drills and sanders and woodcraft hand tools to include tools for measuring, marking out, drilling, cutting, screwing, assembling and bench working
• Basic properties of a range of materials to include hardwood, softwood, natural and manufactured board, plastics and fibreboard
• Identifying artefacts where halving joints, angle joints and dovetailing joints are commonly used to include chairs, tables, doors and drawers
• Operate a range of electric and woodcraft hand tools to include hand drills, sanders and tools for measuring, marking out, drilling, cutting, screwing, assembling and bench working. Carry out a range of woodcraft techniques to include marking out, drilling, cutting, trenching, shaping, joining (temporary and with adhesives), assembly of halving joints, angle joints and dovetailing joints
• Learn to complete a range of woodwork assignment planning and design tasks to include compiling a materials requirement list, selecting materials, interpreting a design brief with the aid of sketches and producing design solutions and working procedures for specific tasks
• Identify a range various types of finishes
• Health and Safety techniques to include safe use of tools, PPE etc.

FET Centre, Kilmallock Road Campus

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This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.