Fees: Standard £ 96 Conc £41 Full £170 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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This course provides the know-how and skills to tackle many of the day to day problems that occur in any home. You will be able to do basic plumbing tasks to save money and increase understanding.
People who would like to learn the basics in DIY and do simple plumbing and tiling jobs in their own home.
An interest in DIY.
• Approach DIY jobs confidently • Assess whether a task is within your knowledge and capabilities • Apply Health and Safety procedures to DIY jobs • Employing contractors with confidence • Replace taps, washers and ball valves • Identify how to unblock pipes • Cut tiles • Apply and place tiles • Grout tiles
Weekly topics, demonstrations, talks & practical. Question and answer sessions.
Looking at home maintenance issues, locating stop cocks and related items in your home. Visits to DIY stores to become familiar with products required.
Question and answer sessions to check understanding and through the use of your own Individual Learning Plan (ILP).
General home improvements or any related course within the adult education service.
No additional course cost. Please bring folder, paper and pen to each class. Wear shoes that cover the toes and an apron. Please note: Any items brought onto the premises and/or worked on in class are done so at the owners’ own risk.
You may wish to get additional help and guidance offered through the Study Support Sessions at the Macbeth Centre. Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. The Learner Support Fund is a discretionary scheme funded by the Adult Learning and Skills Service and the Skills Funding Agency to assist learners who may be experiencing difficulties in paying for course fees, essential equipment/materials or other necessary related expenses. The fund is open to all learners who are in receipt of an income related benefit or those learners who are on a low income. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.