Home DIY Skills Course

Over 2 days learn to fix a leaking tap, hang a shelf, use power tools & much more!

10 hours total (over 2 dates) Class size 1 to 10

label $380 (or 4 payments of $95 Afterpay)

Don’t call the experts; empower yourself to undertake your DIY home projects by unlocking the skills and secrets of DIY with this hands-on workshop.

In this two-day workshop in Redfern, you will learn how to safely and economically undertake a number of small maintenance tasks around the home. Whether it’s an unfinished DIY project or you’re looking to take on some basic, satisfying home fixes yourself, this course is for you.

By the end of this home DIY course, you will have:

  • A solid understanding of general safety measures required when carrying out home DIY
  • An understanding of how to select and use the correct use of drills and drivers
  • The know-how to choose and use the right drill bits and fixings for a variety of applications
  • An understanding of the basic concepts involved in timber-framed wall construction
  • The know-how and skills to hang a shelf and tackle basic plumbing.

This course is suitable for beginners (18 years and over) with no prior workshop experience. Feel free to bring any questions you have for your instructor, as there will be special time set aside on the second day for questions and answers.

The Bower’s instructors are experienced at facilitating courses for individuals living with disability. Please let us know about any special requirements prior to enrollment so that our staff can prepare in advance.

At the end of this two-day, ten-hour workshop, you'll be equipped with tons of helpful new DIY skills, which you can use to elevate your home to the next level!

Knowledge required
None! Beginners welcome!
What you'll get
The Bower will provide tools and materials.
What to bring
  • Please bring any tools from home that you would like to use.
  • We ask that participants ensure that long hair is tied back, and appropriate footwear (closed shoes) is worn.
  • Please bring along the following PPE if possible: Facemask, safety googles/glasses, and earmuffs or earplugs.
Session repeats

After the first session, the next session is: Same time each week or sometimes on consecutive days. Description of each date will specify.


The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre Redfern. - 107 Redfern St, Redfern Street, Redfern NSW. Enter via Turner Street, opposite number

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The Bower is an award-winning environmental charity and a champion of reuse and repair. We are a not-for-profit committed to reducing landfill. Our range of services and programs are all based on the ethos of reuse and repair – this is the principal that guides everything we do.

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