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DIY and home improvements courses

Find DIY courses around the UK. Learn to do electrics, plumbing, wood work, laying tiles or floors and all the many skills you need for home and property maintenance.

£30
Surrey - Next course on 22nd June 2019
These are simple jobs that with a little skill and confidence you can do yourself. You only need to know some basic rules and know how to check your work so you can safely complete the task. There are so many jobs around the house from fixing electrical equipment, replacing fuses and checking if something is blown. Seeing if there is actually voltage at a socket using a plug in tester. How about adding a...
£175
Surrey - Next course on 20th April 2019
All courses are taught in the Great British Woodshop as seen on the Discovery Channel TV series by presenter David Free. Number of students: 4 max I'd like to welcome you to our workshop and in this one day introductory course to hand tools and basic DIY you will learn how to use non power tool options to woodworking. I feel some power tools are essential in the home or home workshop, a battery powered...
£125
Surrey - Next course on 7th May 2019
This course is aimed at the home owner who would like to build their home maintenance, repair and home renovating skills. During this one day course you will learn the following: Course content: - How to drill into plasterboard, wood, concrete, glass and brick - Replacing a door (hanging the door, replacing hinges, installing door hardware-handle & lock) - Repairing plasterboard (cracks, small and large holes) - Blocking up a doorway or opening up a...
£25
Surrey - Next course on 24th April 2019
In this course you will learn how to plan out the laying of your floor, working out the total area so you purchase the correct amount of material. Different material thicknesses and the reasons for the choice. Underlay selection and cutting. Cutting the flooring to size and fitting each piece together and trimming the last section on each run. Dealing with the perimeter of the room and the edges of the flooring. Also removing scratches...
£25
Surrey - Next course on 23rd April 2019
If you are about to do some renovations or just want to add to your skill set join David for a skills class and learn the techniques and tools of plasterboard construction. Becoming a good plasterer requires a lot of skill and many months of practice some plasterers would say years. It not just knowing how to put the material on the wall, it's knowing when, how thick, the right mix, how quick and this...
£30
Surrey - Next course on 22nd June 2019
This course is not designed to get you ready for a career as a professional plumber. This is for homeowners who want to learn the basics so they can repair or fix simple common plumbing problems around the house. With a few basics and a bit of confidence there are many simple jobs like fixing leaking taps or toilets that you can do yourself, so why pay a professional plumber £70 for something you can...
£25
Surrey - Next course on 23rd April 2019
Learn basic skills such as: · Setting out your tiling work · Explaining all the different adhesives used for different surfaces · Demonstrating all the tools required · Cutting tiles · Explaining tiling involving Borders, Diamonds and Patterns · How to cut around windows and reveals · How to cope with tiling difficult areas such as uneven walls · How to tile around sockets and switches · How to tile splash-backs · How to tile...
£100
Bristol - Next course on 22nd June 2019
A DIY Course for complete beginners This course will give you an introduction to basic tools, fixings and wall filling techniques which you will use these to carry out a range of common minor household repairs and DIY jobs. The course will equip you with the skills and confidence to carry out basic DIY tasks in your own home The course will cover: basic hand tools and how to use them using power drills basic...
£35
suffolk
Our Drum Lampshade Making workshop is not only great fun, but something you can do as an absolute beginner or if your adverse to sewing, as there is not a needle in sight! On this 1.5 hr workshop you will learn to make a professional looking 30cm diameter drum lampshade, which can either hang from the ceiling or rest on a lamp-stand. WARNING: this is highly addictive and could result in you re-shading your entire...
£50
Powys - Next course on 11th May 2019
Set in the remote, picturesque village of Pont Robert in mid wales, on a hilltop clearing, surrounded by forest is where the workshop will be held. Bring your own small piece of furniture along to paint and learn from a professional upcycler trained in Annie Sloan’s techniques. We will briefly go through different paints, different techniques and different preparations that you will be able to choose from to use on your piece of furniture. Then...