This course is designed to provide participants/students with an overview of woodworking processes and projects. It will also ensure the understanding of the ins, outs and intricacies of all the various kinds of tools, materials, and machines students will be dealing with in woodwork. The participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on training and practical’s at Innov8’s ultramodern wood workshop.

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Cohort 1 starts April ’22

What you will learn
  • Read, understand and interpret engineering drawings and designs.
  • Recognize and handle basic hand tools.
  • Operate the wood working machines.
  • Understand the wood working processes
  • Implement safety measures in woodworking
About this specialization

This course is designed to provide participants/students an overview of woodworking processes and projects. It will also ensure an understanding of the ins, ours and intricacies of all the various kinds of tools, materials and machines you will be dealing with. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on-training and practical at Innov8’s ultramodern wood workshop

  • Woodworking is a never-ending journey. Whether you have been doing it for one year or fifty years, there are always new skills to master and exciting projects to tackle. It cuts across any profession. However, due to the technical and safety measures of this course, it is restricted to age 14 and above.
  • Students, artisans and other interested people. 
Enrollment Process

To begin, enroll in the Specialization via our Paystack secured payment gateway.

Capstone Project

Every specialization includes a hands-on project. Students will need to complete the project(s) before a specialization is deemed completed.


After completing each specialization, a Certificate will be awarded to students which they can share with prospective employers and professional networks.


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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Blended Learning

A combination of both physical and online

100% Practical

The course offers a practical and hands-on approach to learning

Beginner Level

No prior experience is required


Subtitle is available in different languages on our Learning Management System,


A Certificate is awarded after completion of training

Capstone Project

A capstone project is required from the participant at the completion of training

There are 4 Modules and 13 Lessons in this Specialization



Wood; The raw material (4 Hours)

Lesson 1: The properties of wood

Lesson 2: Soft wood and Hardwood

Lesson 3: Veneers

Lesson 4: Man-made boards



Tools, machines and safety measures (8 Hours)

Lesson 5: Tools (Hand and Power) 

Lesson 6: Wood-working machines

Lesson 7: Safety measures



Engineering Design (5 Hours)

Lesson 8: Design interpretation

Lesson 9: Structural analysis



Procedures (16 Hours)

Lesson 10: Cutting list/marking out and layout 

Lesson 11: Cutting

Lesson 12: Live edging

Lesson 13: Joinery and assembly


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Innov8 Learn is an educational platform designed specially by Innov8 Hub to facilitate the education, training and easy transference of knowledge, technology, & expertise by seasoned experts within the Hub to interested persons around the world. The platform offers a carefully curated number of courses aimed at developing capacity in STEM, Communication, product design, robotics, engineering amongst others and other relevant skills necessary for navigating the modern world while proffering tangible solutions to societal challenges.

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