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DIY Skills

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arrowLevel 1
hatAdult PT
calendar10 Weeks
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 11/01/2022, 6 pm to 9 pm

Delivered at a 80:20 practical to theory ratio, this Level 1 course offers is an opportunity to try your hand at home improvements such as Joinery, Plumbing, and Electrical, whilst gaining essential DIY skills and a qualification.

Assessed by a portfolio of photographic evidence, tutor observations, practical assessments, and observations, you will gain a Level 1 certificate in Introduction into the Construction Environment upon successful completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

A basic level of English & Maths is required to study this course, alongside a commitment to studies and an enjoyment of working with people.

Learners should provide their own safety shoes or boots. All other equipment will be provided.

Progression Opportunities

There are a variety of progression opportunities within the College, including Full Time and Apprenticeships in;

  • Level 1 Construction Multiskills

  • Level 1/2 Bricklaying

  • Level 1/2 Plastering

  • Level 1/2 Carpentry & Joinery

  • Level 1/2 Plumbing

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in this industry

Course Fees

This course costs £150, including exam fees.

You may be eligible for free study if you are 23 or under and this is your first full Level 2 or 3 course. Alternatively, if you are unemployed, receiving an eligible benefit, and taking the course to help you find employment.

You may also be entitled to additional financial support including course materials, uniforms, and childcare expenses depending upon your individual circumstances. Read more about Financial Support for adults.


If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: B36102-S01