Certificate in Woodturning



The Certificate in Woodturning is designed to provide a training programme that covers all the basic skills to be competent at woodturning.

The Certificate is aimed at candidates with some basic woodturning experience, and the more experienced with no formal training of woodturning. Therefore the Certificate is primarily a training programme of the basic skills with assessment criteria.

The Qualification 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

The ‘Training and Assessment Logbook’ is issued to the candidate to record the training and assessment. When complete the training and assessment is verified by the AWGB.

On successful completion the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain and the Worshipful Company of Woodturners will award the ‘Certificate in Woodturning’

Sponsored Certificate in Woodturning Courses… Open to AWGB members only.

Venue 5, Well Bank, Billy Row, Crook, COUNTY DURHAM, DL15 9SP
Tutor Andrew Hall
2018 April 12th – 13th – 14th – 15th
May 25th – 26th – 27th

Venue The Max Carey Woodturning Trust, The Mill, Portishead, Bristol BS20 6AA,
Lead Tutor Jay Heryet
2018 April 14th & 15th April 28th & 29th May 19th & 20th June 9th & 10th

Candidates would need to have some woodturning experience before commencing the sponsored course.

The course is part-funded and sponsored by the AWGB and the Worshipful Company of Turners. We expect four to six candidates to attend the sponsored course each paying £250.

For further information contact Peter Bradwick