This programme is a one-day practical course that provides delegates with the confidence to use woodworking machinery in a safe and effective way.
By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate confidence in the operation of the following machines:
Circular rip saw
Surface planing machine
Thickness planing machine
Narrow band saw.
The key areas to be covered in the use of these machines are listed below:
Correct selection of machine for the type of work to be done
Purpose and adjustment of guards and safeguards
Correct selection and use of safety devices:
Push sticks, push spikes, jigs and work holders.
Practical understanding and application of legal requirements
Safe working practices to include:
Feeding, setting, cleaning and taking off.
All training will follow the 1998 Regulations in Provision and Use of Work Equipment, as applied to wood working machinery.
The cost for this course is £150.
Bespoke course, dates available on request.
Business Development Unit, York College, Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB
Tel: 01904 770368