Skills and Training Course

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone who is unsure about which career to follow !

This course is completely free and open to anyone over 16 and not in work.

Our Makerspace holds professional equipment and tutors that are available for your use. We will teach you how to use a CNC machine, laser cutters, woodwork, metalwork, a digital and a technical studio...

Our aim is to captivate your imagination and help you develop skills.

This is a free course lasting for 3 weeks, 2 days per week.



Using our Maker Space Equipment you’ll be able to work with woodwork, metalwork, digital and a technical studio to fabricate your new product.


The classes include a wide range of subjects. Learning these skills can lead to a variety of different careers. We want to entice, spark imagination and encourage you to take part in the course.


By working in a group and/or individually, you will have access to the following subjects :

  • Design,

  • Presentation,

  • 2D and 3D computer drawing packages,

  • Using machinery such as, general equipment and specialist equipment, 3d printer, laser cutter, CNC machine,

  • Working with and understanding different materials eg fibre glass, plywood, metal etc.

  • Graphics,

  • Marketing,

  • Building Motors and Electrics,

  • H&S,

  • Testing,

  • Finance,

  • Development Control,

  • Monitoring.

With small classes there will be the opportunity to devote more attention to learning about how things work. You will be able to work in a relaxed and open atmosphere.

The project is largely self directed. Direct involvement in these skills may help you decide on a career path leading you into different areas of education or employment.

At the end of the project you will receive a certificate of attendance and a fabulous portfolio of work, for a job or college interview.

Should you be interested in taking part please contact us (email : jo.cushing@altrinchamopenstudios.org or by phone 07873263271).

Address

20 Stamford New Road
WA14 1EJ Altrincham

Contact Number

07873 263271