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DIY Home Improvements

International Open Academy
Course summary
30 hours
10 GBP
Next available date: You can start immediately after registration - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

DIY Home Improvements

Have you always wanted to try your hand at home improvement and DIY projects? DIY, or Do-It-Yourself, can be a great way to maintain your house and garden and to add new features that you can enjoy for years to come.

The satisfaction from building things with our own two hands makes us value them higher, according to psychologists. In addition, DIY can save you money. With no labor costs to pay, you can save the difference and keep your house and garden in top condition even when money's tight.

Whether you are totally new to DIY or are an experienced enthusiast, this course will equip you with new understanding and techniques to help you succeed at a wide variety of projects.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The best DIY enthusiasts are people who are:

  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Attentive to details
  • Interested in working with their hands
  • Motivated to make their home and garden the best it can be

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • This course is CPD/CE accredited. CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.
  • ICOES (International Council for Online Educational Standards) accredited.

Training Course Content

We'll go over the most important parts of home maintenance during this course. From interior decorating to pest problems, we'll touch on five major areas of home improvement. It's not just inside, either! We'll teach you how to get the most out of every area of your home, garden, and deck.

Course Breakdown:

Module 1: Decorating

  • painting and selecting color
  • wallpapering
  • tiling
  • vinyl flooring

Module 2: Walls

  • building exterior walls
  • building interior walls
  • knocking down walls
  • plasterwork

Module 3: Outdoor Projects

  • patios and decks
  • driveways and paths
  • landscaping, planting and irrigation
  • garden structures
  • water features

Module 4: Damp, Rot And Pests

  • wet and dry rot
  • pest prevention and eradication
  • condensation
  • prevention of damp
  • treating damp

Module 5: Home Security

  • door security
  • window security
  • burglar alarms
  • fire prevention


Take advantage of the LOWEST price of the year!  £10 per participant.

Exams and PDF Certificate already included in price.

*Valid until: October 25th 2019

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