Day School: DIY For Women - General Home Maintenance

Ref: C3744624

Learn DIY and home improvement skills.

Additional information about this course

This course is not supported by the Education Skills Funding Agency and does not have a fee waiver but concessions may be available - contact the Branch for further details.

Course aim

To teach the use of cordless power tools and hand tools. To learn DIY skills that will enable participants to carry out general home improvements and maintenance. Build confidence and knowledge in a safe and friendly environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Students need a Level 1 qualification in English to join this course

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use Power tools and hand tools. Cut wood. Put a picture/mirror on a wall.
  • Drill holes in brick walls
  • Drill holes in tiles

How will I be taught?

  • Practical hands on learning, discussion and question and answer.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Where sturdy shoes and cloths that you may get dusty.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Pre-course information will be sent by email

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • We run other courses for DIY

Download full course information sheet

Day School: DIY For Women - General Home Maintenance

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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