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Award in DIY for Beginners

External photo of the Future building

Course overview

This course is perfect for beginners who are wanting to learn new skills, perfect their hobby or start a new career.

Course information

You will learn basic skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical installation, and painting and decorating. You will be trained in how to use the different tools for these four trades.

Things you will learn include:

  • How to fit a shelf
  • Building kitchen units
  • Changing door locks and handles
  • Changing tap washers
  • Basic plumbing fitting, e.g. unblocking waste pipes
  • Wiring a plug
  • Changing light sockets and switches
  • Learning about consumer units
  • Learning how to fill holes and general decorating