12 Week Joinery Course

What is the IBTC Portsmouth 12 Week Joinery Course?

A course designed to teach the traditional joinery skills required to work on boats or build furniture through number of various practical exercises. Suitable for people of all skill levels, including those with no previous experience.


Progress onto the 1 year course

Many students progress onto the  1 year boatbuilding course upon completion of the Joinery Course.

Learn a variety of woodworking techniques

The course starts with simple measuring and cutting exercises and making an oak bench hook in the first week, through to the creation of variety of woodworking tools such as: mallet, bollow plane, spirit level and all the essential joints. Please download our course brochure for more detailed description of the course elements.


If you are interested in our Boat Building courses, please get in touch.