Introduction to DIY Property Maintenance - Term 3

Further Details
Course Code
LA87896
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, 11 week evening course; 3 hours per week
Department
Construction & Building
Start Date
19 Apr 2023
End Date
05 Jul 2023

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Course Overview
This is a practical course for anyone interested in carrying out basic property maintenance, property development or work around the home. The course includes advice on the safe use of tools and guidance on purchasing a ‘maintenance tool-kit’. The course will run 3 times a year with start dates in September, December and March. Please see web-site and part-time prospectus for actual start and finish dates.

Carpentry & Joinery
The safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment including personal protective equipment
The safe use of power tools
Locks, hinges and door handles
Skirting and architraves

Plumbing
The safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment including personal protective equipment
Installing taps and replacing washers
Unblocking traps, sinks and toilets
Replacing toilet syphons
Bleeding radiators

Painting & Decorating
The safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment including personal protective equipment
Preparation of walls, ceilings and woodwork
Using fillers
Choosing the right paint for the location
Brushwork and rollers
Gloss coating woodwork

Tiling
The safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment including personal protective equipment
Cutting of tiles safely
Using tile adhesive and spacers to fix tiles to walls
Using grouting

Plastering
The safe use and maintenance of tools and equipment including personal protective equipment
Mixing plaster
Patch plastering
Repairs to damaged plaster and plasterboard
There is no formal assessment, however you will be given guidance and feedback on progress of your practical work and there will be a Coleg Cambria certificate for all those who complete the course.
There are no formal entry requirements
Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance Operations (Construction)
Eligible for PLA funding
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