$30 – $65

WorcShop Orientation 11.1.18

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The WorcShop

243 Stafford Street

Worcester, MA 01603

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Basic Shop Orientation 7-830pm (1.5 hrs) $30
will cover the following:
-Key cards and how to use them
-A thorough tour of the entire WorcShop, including where each of the 3 bathrooms is, where important offices are, where to find first aid kits and cleaning supplies, where and what each of the common areas is and what they can be used for.
-Safety gear, and how and when to use it.
-Each designated area of the shop and where to turn on the power.
-Where tools, consumables for member usage, and scrap box all are.
-Expound on the general rules (pick up after yourself, be respectful, etc)

INTENSIVE Shop Orientation 7-10pm (3 hrs) $65 **Best Value**
This 3 hr course will cover all topics covered in Basic Orientation and 1.5 hrs of specific tool sign-offs including:

  • Angle Grinders

  • Circular Saws

  • Drills /drivers

  • Reciprocating Saws

  • Bench Grinders

  • Belt Sanders

  • Drill Press

  • Rotary/ Flex Shafts

  • Air Compressor / air tools

  • Jet horizontal bandsaw

Advanced Orientation will take you through many of the basic tools in the shop and allow you to get your certification requirements completed all at once and at a far lower price point that scheduling individualized tool sign-offs or training.

There is a 2 student minimum enrollment for a class to run

Please provide us with BOTH a contact number & email to ensure you are properly notified of course changes.
Class Requirements: Appropriate shop clothing: (natural fiber clothing, long sleeves/ jeans is the typical minimum recommended) closed toe shoes (leather steel toe boots recommended).
No experience necessary.

HOW TO FIND US! Turn in at the Blue Hive parking lot (233 Stafford St.) drive to the back of the lot and turn right to go behind the building. There will be a large garage door. The entrance to the WorcShop is the door on the right with the blue awning.


What's the refund policy?

If the class does not reach minimum enrollment, by date specified in listing (normally 3-7 days prior to event) it will be cancelled.
Students will have the option of transferring their ticket to another class or receiving a refund.
Please provide us with BOTH a contact number & email to ensure you are properly notified of course changes.
If you cannot make it to class, and request a refund no later than 14 days prior, you will be refunded your entire ticket price.
If you request a refund, 3 - 13 days prior to class & your seat is filled by another student you will be refunded 90% of your ticket price.
If the seat remains vacant you will only be refunded 50% of your ticket price.
If you request a refund less than 3 days prior to the event The WorcShop reserves the right to retain the ticket price in full.
If you do not attend, for any reason, The WorcShop retains the ticket price in full. You may take the class at a later scheduled date for 50% off the ticket price (this fee goes entirely to our instructors, to compensate them in full for their time.)

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Classes are open to individuals 18+. Children are welcome to take most intro level WorcShop classes alongside a parent or legal guardian; with a signed waiver. A ticket must be purchased for each person present. No more than 2 children are allowed per adult. If you have any questions about whether a particular class will be suitable for your child please email theworcshop@gmail.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, just provide your name upon arrival.

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