Certificate in Woodturning


The Certificate in Woodturning is designed to provide a training programme for AWGB members 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 the Association of Woodturners of Great Britain and the Worshipful Company of Woodturners will award the ‘Certificate in Woodturning’

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

Venue: 5, Well Bank, Billy Row, Crook, COUNTY DURHAM, DL15 9SP
Tutor Andrew Hall
2020 February 20th-21st – 22nd – 23rd
March 13th – 14th – 15th

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

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

For further information contact development@awgb.co.uk