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Full-Day Beginners DIY Hand and Power Tools Course for One or Two at The DIY School

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Become an all-rounder around the house by learning a variety of basic DIY skills such as drilling, fixing brackets, using chisels, and more

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March 13, 2020
So helpful. Learnt how to do DIY safely and easily.
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December 21, 2019
Friendly and informative
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December 12, 2019
Fantastic introduction which has now made me want to do another course in the new year!!
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December 11, 2019
I learnt so much and Les was very patient and made it fun too
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November 7, 2019
excellent course would highly recommend it for people who want intermediate DIY skills
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November 7, 2019
A really useful day.
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October 5, 2019
Would definitely recommend. The tuition was so clear and consise and will has given me so much more confidence going forward.
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July 21, 2020
I attended the one day power tools course. It was great and I leant loads. Les, the tutor, is fun and extremely knowledgeable. I travelled all the way from Cornwall to attend and it was well worth it.Thank you !
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About This Deal

  • What’s included: full-day beginners DIY hand and power tools course
    • A DIY School instructor teaches participants how to hit nails instead of thumbs in a class that covers the fundamentals of using hand and power tools
    • The session runs from 9.15am to 4.30pm, and covers everything from how to use pipe and cable detectors to using cordless screwdrivers, drills and hammer drills effectively and in a safety-conscious way
  • Course details:

    • How to select and use hammers and nails correctly (including pin hammers through to claw hammers to lump hammers)
    • From small panel pins to 4” joinery nails
    • How to use screws and screwdrivers correctly incl. flathead, crosshead and pozidrive screws
    • How to use cordless screwdrivers, drills and hammer drills
    • How to use electric drills in wood and masonry
    • How to screw and fix into brickwork and plasterboard, and use rawl plugs
    • How to fix brackets and other items to walls
    • How to use levels and squares to level and vertical results
    • How to use chisels and planes effectively and in a safety-conscious way
    • How to use spanners, pliers, wrenches with nuts and bolts
    • How to use hand saws on wood, metal and plastic
    • How to use work benches, clamps, platforms and ladders
    • How to use pipe and cable detectors to help avoid burst, leaks and shocks
    • How to use craft knives correctly and in a safety-conscious way

Need To Know

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per 1 or 2 people, may buy 3 additional as gifts. New customers only. Booking required online. Check availability at, look for 1 Day Beginners DIY Hand & Power Tool Use Course. Visit to redeem your voucher and book your course. Present Groupon on arrival. 14-day cancellation policy. Equipment is provided. Any course re-arrangement or cancellation will be subject to a £25 processing charge at any time after the booking is made. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Equipment is provided. Valid Sat-Thu 9.15am-4.30pm. Valid for option purchased only.

About The DIY School

The DIY School is dedicated to helping people become more independent and practically capable human beings. Operating at training centres in Birmingham and Manchester, the company's offerings range from general introductory classes to courses in specific skills such as tiling, woodwork and plastering. The school also offers extended courses designed to help participants become professional handymen and women.