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Where will this course lead?

These courses are not for persons considering a professional trade in a specific skill area, but may be useful as a taster for those who are uncertain whether or not to pursue a particular trade. The course will also provide some practical assistance for most DIY tasks and overcoming basic problems.

What will I study?

- Carpentry - cutting basic joints, and cutting skirting boards. Fitting hinges and mortice locks
- Brickwork - building a pyramid wall and a corner with a return.
- Plastering - fixing plasterboard and skimming.
- Decorating - hanging wall paper.
- Tiling - cutting and fixing wall ties and problem solving.

How will this course be delivered?

This course is practical and very hands-on, with very little written work.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a recreational course only

How will I be assessed?

The course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or email Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

Students must be aged 19+.
If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply. 

What else do I need to know?

The tutor will inform you on the first session of any tools and equipment that are required. They will also have a list of suppliers where these will be available.

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

We also offer a range of courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.

Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

22/09/2021

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLE052E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

28/09/2021

Day

Tuesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLF052E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

18/01/2022

Day

Tuesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLF052E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

19/01/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLE052E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

26/04/2022

Day

Tuesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLF052E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

27/04/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

18:00-20:30

Course Fee

£56 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

BUCLE052E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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