Specialist techniques for heritage wood occupations

Tywi Centre



Understanding plans, drawings and specifications is essential in ensuring that repair work is undertaken according to the requirements of a contract.  This course will enable learners to interpret drawings accurately in preparation for any new or repair work to timber structures or joinery units.

The content of the course will include:

  • Reading plans and specification- interpreting and extracting information
  • Dissemination of information, identifying discrepancies and procedure for further action
  • How to draw- geometry, Pythagoras’ theorem, basic trigonometry
  • Setting out datum and complicated carpentry structures
  • Measuring instruments old and new


1 day

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for candidates who have completed NVQ2 or 3 in wood occupation or have equivalent experience of working within the carpentry trade.

CITB Training standards and grants

This course is a CITB training standard. CITB registered companies may be eligible to apply for funding from CITB to cover the cost of this course and to receive a short course grant. For full details of available grants and funding please visit https://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grants-and-funding/grants-funding/ or speak with your CITB local adviser.

CITB GET code and grant tier

GET2078 - grant tier 1

Specialist techniques for heritage wood occupations

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