DIY – The Basics in Joinery, Painting & Decorating and Tiling (classroom-based)

DIY – The Basics in Joinery, Painting & Decorating and Tiling (classroom-based)

Venue:
Duration: 8 weeks
Start Date: Tuesday 11 May 2021
Day and time: Tuesday, 6-8pm
Course fees: £75 / FREE (fee remissions available)
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

This classroom-based course will help you to learn a comprehensive range of construction skills that are useful, current and in demand, at work or on a home project

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

This course is suitable for:

  • Men and women looking to extend a very basic DIY knowledge in order to complete common DIY repair and maintenance tasks in the home
  • People looking to start a career or self-employment – going on to further studies
  • Single living individuals looking to maintain or acquire DIY independence in home maintenance and improvements
  • Individuals looking to save money on property development and DIY projects

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

Basic Tiling Techniques

  • Health and Safety when tiling areas and using tiling tools
  • Preparing the area for tiling
  • Applying tile adhesive
  • Applying ceramic tiles
  • Cutting ceramic tiles

Basic Painting Techniques

  • Health and safety when applying paint and using painting tools
  • Preparing the area for painting
  • Applying paint to edges by brush
  • Applying paint to difficult corners by brush
  • Applying paint with a roller

Basic Joinery Techniques

  • Health and safety when working with joinery tools to install a shelf
  • Using drills safely
  • Checking different wall structures when installing shelves
  • What fixings to use when installing a shelf.
  • Installing a shelf securely to a wall

Assessment Method

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance

Where can it lead?

This course may:

  • Confirm, consolidate and develop your existing DIY skills
  • Encourage an interest in becoming a handyperson in your community
  • Support your existing voluntary work
  • Help you to consider an Adult Apprenticeship in Construction

We also offer a number of other courses to help you to progress your skills and knowledge.  Why not consider refreshing your maths and English skills, or try one of our IT or vocational courses?

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