Course details

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Qualification name Non regulated provision, Entry Level, Building and Construction
Qualification level E
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 7th May 2022
Cost description Please refer to our website
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

The Saturday course is designed to equip learners with a number of basic DIY skills to assist in the maintenance of their home, including the following: Carpentry - How to cut and architraves; what sort of screws/nails to use; how to use different fixings on solid/plasterboard walls. Tiling & Grouting - How to cut and fix tiles. Decorating - Cutting and fixing plasterboard. Electrical - Switches and sockets; how to fit an electrical switch; what size fuses to put into plug tops; how to change a light fitting. Plumbing - How to replace a tap washer; how to unblock a sink and waste pipe; how to change a tap The course runs on 4 consecutive Saturdays from 10am to 3.30pm at the college.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

This course is ideal for those with little or no experience looking to keep their home in good repair and do all those 'simple' tasks and ultimately save themselves money along the way. The course is designed for the beginner so no previous experience is required.The training will be very hands on, so make sure you are able to comfortable with this.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There is no assessment during the course, however once you have completed the day's session you will receive a college attendance certificate detailing which course you attended and what date.You are expected to be hands on during the class though, actively progressing through the training.

After attending this course you may want to join our Plastering for Beginners course or one of our vocational qualifications in Construction.

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Name Crawley College
Address College Road
West Sussex
RH10 1NR
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Phone 01293 442200

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Crawley College 25th September 2021 View course
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