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DIY Home Repair

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The DIY Home Repair course can enable you to save money on common repairs for which it would be expensive to pay someone to fix and enable them to take preventative action before problems such as leaks or breaks become serious and expensive.

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone looking to extend a very basic DIY knowledge in order to complete common DIY repairs and maintenance tasks at home.
  • People looking to include handyman services as part of other trade offerings or as a business.
  • Individuals living on their own and looking to maintain or acquire DIY independence.
  • Landlords and property developers looking to save money. Allowing you to respond faster to faults and breakages.

What is covered:

  • Basic Home Repair Skills
  • Basic Tool Knowledge
  • Domestic Plumbing
  • Domestic Electrical
  • Tap and General Bathroom Repairs
  • Unblocking sinks and drains
  • Doors and Windows
  •  DIY Decorating and Upgrading 8 weeks 1 evening a week 6-9

Funding and Financial Support Options
For more information on financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

How will I learn?

Our dedicated construction department offer a hands-on learning environment, allowing learners to engage and develop skills within a construction site style setting. All courses are delivered by passionate and dedicated staff with a qualified trade background. All the material and equipment you will use matches the tools available on construction sites.

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Entry Requirements

This course has no entry requirements, we just ask you have a passion for the subject and are ready to learn new skills.

Additional Information

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next. Please add [email protected] to your safe sender list. Most email providers allow you to do this within settings/options. For full instructions simply use your chosen search engine to find instructions on how to make emails as safe.

Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (4 hours ago)

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Part-time 2021

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AvailabilityCourses start at various times throughout the year. If you can't see a suitable date, please contact our
Customer experience team 0800 0567 253.

20th Oct 2021 - 8th Dec 2021
20th Oct 2021 - 8th Dec 2021
Filton CampusTBC
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Filton Campus
20th Oct 2021 - 8th Dec 2021
20th Oct 2021 - 8th Dec 2021
Stroud CampusTBC
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Stroud Campus
2nd Mar 2022 - 6th Apr 2022
2nd Mar 2022 - 6th Apr 2022
Filton CampusTBC
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Filton Campus
2nd Mar 2022 - 6th Apr 2022
2nd Mar 2022 - 6th Apr 2022
Stroud CampusTBC
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Stroud Campus

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Money Management Service at SGS College
Money Management Service

The MMS team are on hand to provide you with information on:

Course fee waiver options Bursary support College meal schemes External support schemes Payment plan options Budgeting tips and tricks

Find more information on what financial support options may be available to you

Enquire about DIY Home Repair 0800 0567 253 | [email protected]

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