This profession is all about working with wood.
Show me your job! Carpenter
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What does a Carpenter do?
As a carpenter, you work with wood and can make almost anything out of it. Examples are tables, cupboards, chairs, but also interior fittings such as shop fittings. These workpieces are usually made to order, according to the customer's wishes. You process the wood and wood-based materials using a variety of different techniques, including computer-controlled techniques. You also saw, plane and sand and fit windows, stairs and doors. However, you not only make new workpieces, but also repair damaged furniture.
What is important?
- Carefulness (e.g. keeping to measurements)
- Craftsmanship (e.g. when assembling solid wood surfaces)
- Cautious (e.g. when working with saws)
- Creativity and a sense of aesthetics (e.g. when designing interior fittings and furnishings)
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Courses for Carpenters
The basic level is intended for people just starting out in their careers. Here you can acquire basic knowledge for your future profession in self-study units.
Waste management guide for Woodworking
In this course, you will learn how to manage woodworking waste
Introduction to carpentry
About the work of making or fixing wooden objects or wooden parts of buildings