Certificate in Woodturning


The Worshipful Company of Turners (WCT) Certificate in Woodturning, delivered by the AWGB, is designed to provide a training programme that builds on your basic experience and covers all the skills to be competent at woodturning. You are expected to have already learnt basic turning skills.

The eight day course comprises:

  • Training units
  • Multiple choice question unit end tests
  • Practical assessment

Training Units

Unit C 101     Workshop Safe Working Practises

Unit C 102     Tools and Equipment – Maintenance

Unit C 103     Wood Technology

Unit C 104     Spindle Work

Unit C 105     Faceplate Work

Unit C 106     Finishing

Each candidate is given a copy of the ‘Training and Assessment Logbook’ so they can record the training and assessment. When complete the training and assessment is verified by the AWGB.

On successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Certificate in Woodturning’ by the Worshipful Company of Turners.

Certificate in Woodturning Course Dates… Open to AWGB members only.

Venue: The Max Carey Woodturning Trust, The Mill, Portishead, Bristol BS20 6AA,
Lead Tutor Jay Heryet
2020 March 7th-8th, 28th-29th POSTPONED
April 25th – 26th POSTPONED
May 16th – 17th POSTPONED

We are currently looking for other venues around the UK to run these courses. When we have further information it will be posted here.

The course is part-funded and sponsored by the AWGB and the Worshipful Company of Turners. The course costs each candidate £250.

To apply download the Certificate application form.

For further information contact development@awgb.co.uk