Woodcarving

Course Details

In this course we will learn about carving in wood and how to use the correct carving tools.

This course is for anyone interested in learning how to carve wood and for those with some experience who would like to develop their carving skills.

Please bring with you a mug, a pencil, apron and wood chisels if you have them, although there are tools available for your use. Please do not buy anything for this course until the Tutor has had the opportunity to advise you as to what tools you will need.

For your first project – the Tutor will supply you with a piece of wood – approx. cost £5 payable directly to the Tutor at the first session.

 

Information & Support

This is a practical course. You will be shown how to plan your carving and how to use the tools.

Experienced and competent staff at our Adult Learning Centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - call 0800 100 900 - lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or via their website at https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Course fees & Duration

10 weeks = £114

5 weeks =  £57

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LRAC3461AU The Burgate School 26/09/2018 to 12/12/2018 Wednesday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222
LRAC3461SP The Burgate School 08/01/2019 to 19/03/2019 Tuesday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222
LRAC3461SU The Burgate School 23/04/2019 to 21/05/2019 Tuesday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.