DIY Construction Trade Evening Classes (10 or 12 week)
Why not start a new career/or interest, have you any DIY projects coming up that you need more knowledge …
Why not start a new career/or interest, have you any DIY projects coming up that you need more knowledge on?
This course can help you. Always seen yourself as a bit of a handyperson? Want to save money on jobs around the
house? Have you got any interest in construction that you want to explore further? Consider the possibility
of a new career? Need a new hobby? Come and gain new skills to boost your career opportunities or save on building and maintenance costs in your home with our short and affordable part time courses.
We have 2 options available (evening classes):
- College Certified – Duration: 10 weeks. You will receive a college certification.
- CITB/CSkills Certified – Duration 12 weeks. You will receive an accredited certification from CITB/CSkills
Learn how to construct garden walls incorporating
panels, Decorative Features, Jointing Techniques and
Gate Pillars using different bonds.
Learn how to prepare walls/ceilings and how to fix
plasterboards using dry lining method to solid and
timber stud walls & ceilings, fixing and positioning
angle beads, taping joints, applying plaster finish.
Painting and Decorating
Learn how to prepare surfaces and hang all types
of wall papers, ( patterned, woodchip) to walls and
ceilings, apply different types of emulsion & colours
using a brush and a roller.
Carpentry and Joinery
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Construct three basic joints, fit hinges to door/frame
Learn how to prepare surface and tile
around a bath and sink
Plumbing (none accredited)
Learn the very basics about materials used
Entry Level 1
Benefits of Course
Gain skills and self-confidence needed to access employment, further training or improve on DIY home improvement skills.
No entry requirements, just a keen and enthusiastic approach to work and learn . To successfully complete the full accredited qualification (12 weeks) it is necessary for you to achieve 90% attendance.
When does the course start?
Class 1: 2nd October – 19th December
Class 2: 8th January – 26th March
Class 3: 9th April – 25th June
- College Certified – Duration: 10 weeks. You will receive a college certification. Total cost: £250
- CITB/CSkills Certified – Duration 12 weeks. You will receive an accredited certification from CITB/CSkills. Total cost: £450 (Not available for plumbing)
The cost can be split over the course duration, please contact us to discuss further.
Equipment and materials are provided free of charge, however, should you wish to pursue your learning in more depth, you may be advised to purchase one or more text books from a recommended reading list.
**Purchase of appropriate protective clothing and industry safety footwear is a requirement of the course.
Additional Learning Support may be available to assist learners in achieving their learning goals.
How to enrol?
Get in touch with us:
Call: 0115 9101455
Come in and visit us: Carlton Road, Nottingham NG3 2NR
Sign-up NOW to one of our short courses to try your hand at something new!
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