Handyman – The Complete - HA19

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  • Course Fee: €299.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 29 lessons.
  • Duration: Students have up to 12 months to complete this course which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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Course Description

This is a comprehensive Handyman course covering all of the main skills and techniques needed to maintain and decorate the home. Assuming no prior knowledge, this course is ideal for general decorating and maintenance projects, including leaking roofs and radiators, changing a tap, fixing a damp patch, to identifying and solving more serious problems.


Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Introduction/Windows and Blinds   

Lesson 2: Repairing Walls and Putting Up Shelves

Lesson 3: Your Roof

Lesson 4: Doors

Lessons 5 & 6: Electrical Repairs and Replacements/Planning Painting

Lessons 7 & 8: Preparing Exterior/Interior Surfaces

Lessons 9 & 10: Choosing Wallpaper & Preparing Walls/Hanging Wallpapers

Lesson 11: Remodelling a Kitchen or Bathroom

Lesson 12: Installing Kitchen Cabinets

Lesson 13: Installing Counter Tops and Sinks

Lesson 14: Fridges, Cookers, Hobs, etc., Installing and Cleaning Appliances

Lesson 15: Selecting and Installing a Toilet

Lesson 16: Replacing a Bath

Lesson 17: Showers

Lessons 18 & 19: Basins, Vanity Units and Tops/Tiling Your Kitchen/Bathroom

Lesson 20: Flooring: Dealing with Foot Traffic

Lesson 21: Drilling, Driving, Fastening and Gluing

Lesson 22: Understanding the Carpentry Process

Lesson 23: Finishing Wood

Lesson 24: The Plumbing System in Your Home

Lesson 25: Heating, Ventilating and Insulating

Lesson 26: Plumbing Materials and Tools

Lesson 27: Unblocking a Sink or Bath Drain

Lesson 28: Unblocking and Fixing a Toilet

Lesson 29: Fixing a Dripping Tap.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832

Email Address:
[email protected]