Costs

The course fees for the 40 week Boat Building, Maintenance and Support course and the 12 week Fine Woodworking incorporating Furniture Design course include:

· All City and Guilds and PIABC registrations

· Use of tools

· Materials

· Tea, coffee and biscuits a.m. and p.m.

· Personal Protective equipment

· Visit to Southampton Boat Show (boat builders).

· Visits to Yandles Timber and Sawmill and Hooke Park, the Architectural Association’s Dorset site

· Stationery

40 week Boat Building, Maintenance and Support

– incorporating City & Guilds 2463 Level 3 Diploma in Marine Construction, Systems Engineering and Maintenance

The fee for the course is £14,685.  Included in the fee are materials, including those for a plastic model boat, clinker section, laminated stem, bollow plane, joints and a 7ft oar that you make during the foundation phase of the course.  These are yours to take home.  The only extras are for the materials of items you choose to take away with you; a toolbox, another oar and (last but not least) a boat.  We receive good discounts from our suppliers and discounts are given to you.

12 week Fine Woodworking incorporating Furniture Design

The fee for the course is £5,175.00 plus the materials for your personal project piece.  Again, students benefit from the good discounts we receive from our suppliers.  All pieces you produce other than the personal project piece are included in the fee.

Payment

If you are offered a place on a longer course we ask for a 10% deposit to reserve a place on the specific course, with the balance paid one month prior to the start of your course.  Please do not give us a deposit until you are ready to commit to a course.  Short course fees are paid in full when reserving a place.

Should you need advice on access to funding please contact the Administration Office.  We will be happy to supply you with information.

Accommodation

The cost of the accommodation varies depending on how long your stay will be:

  • Long course students intending to stay for 40 weeks – £90.00 per week
  • Fine Woodworking incorporating Furniture Design students intending to stay for 12 weeks – £100.00 per week
  • Those on short courses – £35.00 per night

Students on the 40 week Boat Building, Maintenance and Support and 12 week Woodworking Skills courses are invoiced for accommodation one month in arrears.