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Building Trades - Short Course in DIY Basic Home Maintenance

This course will teach you a range of key home-maintenance skills.

Key information

Course type: International, Part-time leisure Timetable:Tuesday 5.30pm - 9.00pm Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, East Campus Course fees: £225

Course aims and areas

On this course you will learn a range of key home maintenance skills.

The course covers basic plumbing techniques, such as soldering and fixing water pipes, fixing a broken toilet flush, installing a toilet, problem solving faulty water tanks and repairing a leaking tap.

You will also learn how to grout, cut and lay tiles, repair and fix plastered walls and how to get the angle on a skirting board or dado cut correctly.

You will also learn how to put up shelves on different backgrounds.

No prior experience is necessary.

Start dates

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Code Start Times Duration Fees ?
BT011B 02 Jan 2018 Tuesday 5.30pm - 9.00pm 6 weeks


BT011C 20 Feb 2018 Tuesday 5.30pm - 9.00pm 6 weeks


Why the MET?

This course takes place at our new purpose-built Construction and Trades Centre at the MET's East Campus with all the latest equipment.

You will be taught by industry experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and experience between them.

Entry Requirements

If there are any applicable entry requirements, these will be listed in the key information section above.

Course Costs

International fees can vary depending on the course you choose and how long you are studying for.

For full information about our international fees, please see our International fees guide.

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How to apply

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