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General Woodworking Machine Training Course

The General Woodworking Machine Training Course has 2 review(s) with an average rating of 5 out of 5.

This is the General Woodworking Machine Operator Training Course from Wadkin Bursgreen. As a specialist provider, we can offer certificated operator training on a range of machines for Experienced and Novice users. All the wood machine training courses are tailored to the requirements of the individual and/or business needs. 

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Why do you offer General Woodworking Training Courses?

Any employee or operator who uses woodworking machinery (no matter how infrequently) requires by law an accredited certificate of competence on the woodworking machinery he/she may be asked to use.


Are there any exemptions?

No, any employee that uses, assists, maintains or cleans your machinery must be trained.


Which machines does this training course include? 

This Woodworking Training Course can include all classical sawing, planing, moulding, shaping, jointing machines.

Crosscut Training - Planer Moulder Training - Bandsaw Training - Panel Saw Training - Wall Saw Training - Multi Rip Saw Training - Planer Thicknesser Training - Thicknesser Training - Surface Planer Training  - Spindle Moulder Training  - Profile Grinder Training - Rip Saw Training - Straight Line Edger Training - Tenoner Training - Morticer Training - Sander Training - Edge Banders Training - and much more. 

What skill levels are required?

The trainer will assess the candidates’ level, but basically there are 3 levels.

  • Novice: An employee with little or no experience of woodworking machinery use. See Training Course for Novice
  • Intermediate: An employee who has some experience of woodworking machinery and who is not a full-time wood machinist. 
  • Experienced: An employee who uses woodworking machinery on a regular basis. See Refresher Training Course

It is important that our trainer understands your employee’s skill levels to construct the most beneficial courses for your staff.


What qualification will I receive?

A fully accredited certificate of competence. As soon as you pass your wood machine training course, you get a legal certificate of the course. After 7-10 days, you receive a print diploma.


Are you nationwide?

Yes, our general woodworking machine operator training courses are available in the whole of the UK


Will this affect my production?

Every effort is made to work around production needs but the candidate would have to concentrate on the course.


Where does this happen?

Generally, these woodworking machine operator training courses are delivered in your own facility. You have the option to have it in our training academy showroom in Leicestershire.


What are the costs?

Each course is bespoke and a quote would be issued when all the information is collated by our training manager. Please, complete the questionnaire below to get a quotation in 24 hours.



  • Selection of most suitable machine
  • Selection and setting of guards
  • Use of safety devices
  • Selection and setting of tooling
  • Legal requirements
  • Safe setting and using of machine
  • Productivity improvement

Training can include all classical sawing, planing, moulding, shaping and jointing machines.


Regulation 9, The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations require every employer to ensure that all employees who use woodwork equipment have received suitable and sufficient training. Refresher training to be taken every 3 to 5 years to maintain personnel competency in line with current HSE guidance.

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The trainer was fantastic tutor, easy to understand and very pleasant and helpful. If you need help with training your operators on woodworking machines, I highly recommended this course!
Paul Webs (March 2023)
Friendly, Professional and Knowledgeable. I would strongly recommend Wadkin Bursgreen Training Courses
Gary Wilford (July 2022)

Woodworking Machinery Training Questionnaire

Our woodworking machinery training courses provide full accreditation on completion so why not enjoy the "The Pinnacle of Training Provision" within the timber industry and contact Advanced Machinery Services today.

Please fill in the short Questionnaire below and a member of the team will contact you as soon as possible!

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* Refresher training is required every 3-4 years

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