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