DIY Training Courses

 

The Builder Training Centre offers the following practical hands-on DIY training courses for students with little or no experience.  The majority of courses are offered as both weekday and weekend DIY classes, and we even offer some as evening classes.  Weekday courses start at 9.00 am, weekend courses at 8.30 am and evening courses at 6.45 pm.

 

Bricklaying
5 day / splitter weekend Foundation Bricklaying Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn bricklaying for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their bricklaying skills, or those looking for a new career as a bricklayer.

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Carpentry
5 day / Splitter Weekend Foundation Carpentry Course is very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn carpentry and joinery for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their carpentry and joinery skills, or those looking for a new career as a carpenter or joiner.

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DIY Electrics
Our 2 day Introductory Electrical Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn electrics for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their electrical skills, or those looking for a new career as an electrician.

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2 day Electrical
Our 2 day Introductory Electrical Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn electrics for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their electrical skills, or those looking for a new career as an electrician.

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4 day Electrical
Our 4 day Introductory Electrical Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn electrics for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their electrical skills, or those looking for a new career as a Domestic Installer or  electrician. 

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Fibreglass GRP Flat Roofing
On this 1 day course you will learn how to install this new environmentally friendly roofing solution using Fibreglass / GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) roofing system. This training course is ideal for beginners looking to learn Roofing for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career in Roofing.

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Green Roofing
1 day course in environmentally friendly Green Roofing/Living Roofing.  This training course is ideal for beginners looking to learn Roofing for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career in Roofing.  This course is a natural progression for those that have attended the one day GRP / Fibreglass Flat Roofing Course.

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Home Maintenance
Our 2 day Home Maintenance Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ training course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn home maintenance for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career.

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Inspection & Testing
Our 2 day practical hands-on Electrical Inspection & Testing Course is suitable for people who have previous experience of electrical installations but wish to enhance their electrical learning to gain further experience in both the installation and inspection and testing processes.  This course is an obvious choice for those wishing to progress onto our electrical qualification courses.

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Kitchen Fitting
This 2 day Kitchen Fitting Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn kitchen fitting for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career as a kitchen fitter.

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Multi Skilled
Due to demand The BTC has introduced multi-skills training course packages that include discounts.

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Plastering
Our 5 day / splitter weekend Foundation Plastering Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn plastering for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their plastering skills, those looking for a new career as a plasterer or those looking to move  on to our Skimming course.

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Skimming
5 day / splitter weekend practical hands-on Skimming Course / Finish Plastering Course aimed at students who have little or no experience, or those that have already attended our 5 day / splitter weekend Foundation Plastering Course who wish to gain extended skimming practice within a larger area. 

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Floor Screeding
The 1 day dedicated practical hands-on Floor Screeding Course is aimed at students who have little or no experience who wish to learn how to level out an uneven floor. Students may choose to attend this course on completion of our Foundation Plastering Course,  Foundation Skimming Course, or as a stand-alone Course. Students will be working in their own bays, with a maximum group size of just 6 students. The aim of this Floor Screeding Training Course is to teach you all the basic skills to screed a floor to a smooth, level finish. 

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Plumbing
This 5 day / splitter weekend Foundation Plumbing Course is very practical and ‘hands-on’ courses, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn plumbing for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their plumbing skills, or those looking for a new career as a plumber. 

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Resettlement
The BTC has been assisting service leavers in making successful transitions from military to civilian life for over 10 years now.  We have met the MOD’s criteria to permit us to run courses that qualify for ELC funding (at Level 3 and above), and as such we are listed on the ELC administration service (ELCAS) as an approved provider.

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Roof Construction
This 5 day Foundation Roof Construction Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn roof construction for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career in roofing.

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Roof Tiling
The 5 day Foundation Roof Tiling Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and are ideal for beginners looking to learn roof tiling for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their skills, or those looking for a new career in roofing.   

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Tiling
5 day / splitter weekend Foundation Ceramic Wall and Floor Tiling Course is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ courses, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn tiling for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their tiling skills, those seeking a new career as a tiler or those looking to move onto the Advanced Tiling Courses.

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Advanced Tiling
5 day / splitter weekend Advanced Ceramic Wall and Floor Tiling Course is a practical hands-on course, designed to build on existing skills within a realistic environment to give you the confidence to tackle your tiling jobs in the future and give you that professional finish. You will be tiling your own specially designed bay which will enable you to learn additional tiling techniques in the kitchen and shower area. 

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We are a totally independent company trading as Builder Training Centres Ltd

All our training courses are held at our construction and DIY training centre in Surrey, Greater London