2019 Courses – We need your help!


We are planning our courses for 2019….

We’d love to get your opinion on what training courses you’d like to take part in next year.

We have a few ideas but would welcome your feedback on this. Please do email us on admin@oftf.org.uk to suggest any other courses you’d like to see us deliver next year. Thank you!

Suggestions so far are:
* Sash Window Course
* Staircase Design
* Complex Roofing
* Scale Drawing
* Telehandler
* Slinger/Signaller

COURSE INFORMATION: Special Applied Skills Programme Level 2 NVQ in Wood Occupations Post and Beam Carpentry

The next intake for Special Applied Skills Programme Level 2 NVQ in Wood Occupations Post and Beam Carpentry will be Monday 4 February 2019.

The training programme is a full NVQ qualification. It will be 25 days off-site training usually 5 x 1-week training sessions and then 6 months assessment, so you really need to be working in the industry to get the NVQ Level 2 assessment completed. To get the full funding you’ll need to be ‘in scope’ with the CITB – for more info drop us an email or contact the CITB.

The first week of training will start on Monday 4th Feb and finish on Friday 8 Feb 2019.
Please do contact us as soon as possible for more info. If you are not registered with CITB you can self-fund, please get in touch for info.


Complex Roofing Course Information (25th March-29th March 2019)

Advanced Roofing

COMPLEX ROOFING COURSE – Monday 25th March – Friday 29th March

Incorporating the geometry of a Rhineland Helmet & a Cruciform Kite-on-Plan roof. The course will combine the geometry & hopefully the manufacture of one or both of these structures.

Tutor: Alan Creasey MSc
Venue: 16 King St Bristol BS1 4EF
(There will be limited overnight, shared accommodation available on site. Apply early if required)

CITB funding available for registered companies. Please email admin@oftf.org.uk for more information and to book your place.

Learners should bring their own tools, PPE, log/trig tables or scientific calculators (or mobile phones!)

The centre provides timber, drawing instruments and paper/card.