Certificate in Woodturning


The Worshipful Company of Turners (WCT) Certificate in Woodturning 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 WCT.

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

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

For further information contact the Worshipful Company of Turners via the clerk.