Building Trades - Short Course in DIY Basic Home Maintenance
This course will teach you a range of key home-maintenance skills.
Course aims and areasOn 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.
This course takes place at our new purpose-built Construction and Trades Centre at the MET's East Campus with all the latest equipment.
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.