Course Description

Explore woodworking in a welcoming woodshop environment through this introductory course tailored for women, which is equivalent to the coed Woodworking Level 1 course. During this program, you'll acquire the skills needed to operate both hand and power tools while crafting a practical, small woodworking project. Boost your self-assurance and enjoy an engaging, hands-on workshop experience.



Mastery of Woodworking Tools: Participants will gain a solid understanding of how to use a variety of hand and power tools commonly used in woodworking, setting a strong foundation for future woodworking projects.



Confidence in Woodworking Abilities: As participants progress through the course, they will build confidence in their woodworking skills, empowering them to take on more complex projects and tasks in the future.


Safety Awareness: Safety is paramount in woodworking. Participants will develop a keen awareness of safety protocols and practices when working with tools and machinery, ensuring a secure and injury-free woodworking experience.


Practical Skills: Beyond the course, participants will possess practical woodworking skills that can be applied to home improvement projects, DIY endeavors, or even potential entrepreneurial ventures in the future.


Enjoyment of Hands-On Learning: Participants will discover the joy of hands-on learning and craftsmanship, potentially sparking a lifelong passion for woodworking and related hobbies.


Project Completion: Each participant will complete a small woodworking project, applying the skills they've learned during the course. This tangible accomplishment will serve as a testament to their newfound woodworking abilities.


Overall, this introductory woodworking course promises to empower women with valuable skills, boost their self-assurance, and provide a fulfilling, hands-on learning experience in a supportive and inclusive environment.



The course fee covers all necessary supplies and materials.

Course Details
Section Title
Woodworking Level 1 (Women's Class)
8:30AM to 3:00PM
Apr 20, 2024 to May 11, 2024
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $925.00

We are especially grateful to live, work, and play on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen (Songhees, Esquimalt), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia'new, T'Sou-ke, and WSÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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