Course

Woodwork - Starter

  • Day:Monday
  • Time:10:00 - 12:00
  • Duration:4 sessions
  • Location:Heads Up, Wells
  • Start:15/04/2024

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Course overview

Discover the therapeutic benefits of woodworking in this introductory 4 week course aimed at enhancing mental health and wellbeing. Learn basic woodworking techniques while immersing yourself in a calming and creative environment. Through hands-on practice, participants will find respite from stress and anxiety, gaining practical skills and a sense of accomplishment with each project.

This course is specifically designed for NEET communities, providing an opportunity for people who are not in employment, education or training to learn a new skill and improve their mental health and wellbeing in a safe and supportive environment.

Course assessment

There are no formal assessments for this course. The tutor will give regular feedback to help you improve.

Course progression

At the end of this course, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Developer Level workshop or course.

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone! 

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable if you’re a beginner and want to learn about this subject, and you don’t have relevant knowledge or experience.

Fee information:

FREE
If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.

£120
If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.

Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).

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Monday
10:00 - 12:00
15/04/2024
4 sessions
Wells

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