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Tuesday 15 January 2019
19:00 - 21:00
20 Hours / 10 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£140.00 Half fee of £77.50 available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Tackle a variety of DIY jobs around the home including ceramic tiling, general carpentry, fitting doors, door handles and locks, skirting, architrave and laminate flooring. Advice and guidance is given on individual projects. £15 material costs are included in the fee.

Entry requirements

Safety boots and protective clothing must be worn from the first lesson.

What you will learn

1.Safety issues. 2.DIY tools and uses/limitations. 3.Door hanging. 4.Tiling and grouting. 5.Locks. 6.Skirting board and architrave. 7.Power tools. 8.Fixings and adhesives.

How you will learn on this course

Demonstration and hands-on practise.

How you will be assessed on this course


There will be interactive teaching and learning activities shared with students by the tutor including demonstrations, use of technology, Word Clouds, glossary of terms, quizzes, reflective diaries, observation, discussions, direct questioning, self-assessment, working in pairs or groups, working together to develop and challenge what you have learnt, finding out what you can do well and what you could do to improve.



Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)


What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time


What you need for your course

Tool kit: students need to bring basic tools like a tape measure, pencil, hammer, hand saw etc. but further information and an explanation will be included in the first session.

What you need to bring to the first class

1.Correct PPE- Safety boots, safety wear. 2. Pen. 3. Note pad.

What you can do next

Try one of the other Construction or DIY courses we offer. Need to up skill in Maths, English and Digital Skills – look at our Level 1/2 Functional Skills, GCSE and Digital Skills course offer. We also offer courses and one to one training on iPads/tablets, iPhones and laptops.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking