Central Sussex College

DIY For Beginners

Central Sussex College
In Crawley

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Typology Course
Location Crawley
  • Course
  • Crawley

Further Information For further information or to book, please contact our Business Development Adviser team on 01293 442344 / 453106 / 453501 or email newskills@centralsussex.ac.uk   Cancellation Policy If you need to cancel a course within two working weeks of the course date, the full fee will be charged. For cancellations between two and four working weeks of the course date, a 75% fee will be charged. Substitute delegates can be found at anytime to avoid the charge. For cancellations over four working weeks of the course date, there is no charge. In the case of a business exclusive the fee relates to the whole charge for the day.  

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Where and when



Crawley (West Sussex)
Crawley Campus, Central Sussex College College Road,, RH10 1NR


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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

The course is designed to equip attendees with a number of basic DIY skills to assist in the maintenance of their home, including the following:

* Carpentry - How to cut and fix skirting boards/architraves; how to hang a door; what sort of screws/nails to use; how to use different fixings on solid/plasterboard walls.

* Tiling & Grouting - How to reseal around baths/showers with silicon sealants.

* Decorating - How to fill cracks/holes in solid and plasterboard walls; what sort of paints to use on timber/walls.

* Electrical - Switches and sockets; how to fit a dimmer switch; what size fuses to put into plug tops; how to rewire a table lamp and change a light fitting.

* Plumbing - How to replace a tap washer; how to unblock a sink and waste pipe; how to change a tap; how to bleed a radiator.

Central Sussex College is committed to providing you with guidance and support to help you make the most of your potential and achieve your goals! We offer an exciting range of academic qualifications, vocational subjects and apprenticeships – based at excellent facilities in Crawley, Haywards Heath, East Grinstead and Horsham. We have something for everyone – so whether you are just leaving school and looking to study for a BTEC or A Levels, are looking to retrain and gain new skills or take your studies further with professional qualification or higher level training at our University Centre, Central Sussex College can cater for you.

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