Twelve carpentry course
students from Dubbo TAFE helped with the fit-out of the local
Schizophrenia Fellowship as part of their hands-on training.
The Oliver House Office was given a complete makeover including a new
kitchen, doors, walls and cladding, windows, opening and floating
floor boards and general maintenance in the kitchen area.
TAFE Western Carpentry Teacher, Vince Williamson told the Dubbo Photo
News the project helped the students improve their skills all round.
"It has been good for the students to get out and experience
dealing with clients and external influences," he said.
"Their skills have improved throughout this project."
Fellowship team leader Sue Williamson hosted morning tea to thank the
students for their efforts.
"I believe this has been an amazing experience for everyone
involved," she said. "The students have brought positive
energy and enthusiasm to the project, It's also been very interesting
watching the students' skills develop – they really have done a