Free Training via Build NE

1. FREE, six-week course will help you to carry out basic property maintenance and home DIY tasks simply and professionally, saving money and giving your home a well-deserved makeover.

2. FREE course will help you to upcycle different pieces of furniture simply and professionally, saving money and giving your home a well-deserved make-over

Gateshead College - 18/05/2022

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1. Revamp Your Home FREE Practical DIY & Property Maintenance Course. This FREE, six-week course will help you to carry out basic property maintenance and home DIY tasks simply and professionally, saving money and giving your home a well-deserved makeover. What will you learn? • Identifying common defects and problems in the home • How to work safely and cleanly • How to use basic hand tools and power tools safely How to calculate materials needed and costs • How to carry out basic maintenance tasks and repairs, including:  fixing a book shelf  wiring a plug  tackling a leaky tap and sorting that sink trap  tiling a backsplash  safely hang pictures  fill and repair holes and cracks in walls and ceilings  paint and hang wallpaper What will you get? • 6 weeks of practical group tuition and coaching • Mutual support from studying with other adults • Practical skills you can put to work at home and help friends and family • Confidence and pride in being able to complete work yourself • Ideas and tips for improving and revamping your home What will you achieve? • Build NE Certificate in Practical DIY & Property Maintenance

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2. Upcycling Furniture This FREE course will help you to upcycle different pieces of furniture simply and professionally, saving money and giving your home a well-deserved make-over. • Identifying different wood finishes and removing of old fixings • Understanding different timbers finishes and painting techniques • Identifying problems in furniture restoration and tackling issues • Understand how to prepare apply and finish piece furniture to a good standard • Understanding of how finished piece was achieved. What will you get? • Practical group tuition and coaching • Mutual support from studying with other adults • Practical skills you can put to work at home and help friends and family • Confidence and pride in being able to complete work yourself • Ideas and tips for taking on more furniture projects What will you achieve? • Build NE Certificate in Upcycling Furniture