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Diploma in Carpentry Studies

Learn valuable carpentry skills for both professional development and personal use, with this free carpentry course.

Free Course
They say that the history of carpentry is as old as time itself. This free online carpentry course will give you an solid introduction to carpentry, overview carpentry as a trade, guide you through the main carpentry employment opportunities and apprenticeship programs, materials and tools, construction methods, plans and drawings, and much more. This will open the door to a great hobby, or even a profitable career for the future.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    USAID
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This Diploma course will first cover the current practices of carpentry and joinery. You will also learn the history of the carpentry trade from primitive to modern times. You will then learn about the most important building materials, fasteners, and adhesives used by carpenters in the construction industry, and get an overview of different carpentry tools and their uses. The course will also cover carpentry apprentice jobs and employment opportunities in the construction industry as well as discuss the safety guidelines and procedures in carpentry.

Next, you will study how to read carpentry and construction plans and elevations, and learn the methodologies for constructing the flooring system. You will learn how to lay out, assemble, and erect wooden frame walls and roof frames. You will study the concrete forms used in construction and the installation of windows and exterior doors in residential projects. The course also covers the requirements for framing stairs including layout techniques, and the work involved in closing off a structure.

Learning an age-old and highly skilled trade like carpentry will keep you in high demand in the construction industry. This Diploma course will be of great interest to all learners who want to further develop their career in carpentry and the construction trade, and also to those who want to learn an incredibly useful trade for personal use. So, check out the course and gain a sound knowledge of the tools, materials, and building methods in carpentry today!

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