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Wood trades

Study wood trades at a college that gets outstanding results

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Whether you’re interested in site carpentry, bench joinery, shop or kitchen fitting, furniture making or boat building, come and study wood trades at a college that gets outstanding results. You’ll learn all the skills and techniques you need to succeed in the industry all over the world.

All of our courses are very hands-on so you will get as much practical experience as possible to prepare you for work. Training and assessment is all full size – we don’t use models or simulations – so you get useful and realistic work experience.

You’ll learn from highly competent teachers with a wealth of industrial knowledge. Our facilities are state-of-the-art, and create a true working environment. We work closely with major local employers such as Sunseeker International, Tekne Shopfitting and Churchview Joinery.

Wood trades, Bournemouth, Poole, Dorset, CITB, Wood Jobs93% of our students progress to employment and they go on to a wide range of jobs in the field. These include site carpentry, bench joinery, shop and kitchen fitting, furniture making and boat building. They also progress to site supervision, civil engineering and construction design.