DIY Home Improvement Basics

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Accredited By "CPD & iAP"
Guided Learning Hour 04 Guided Learning Hours (04)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 19 Number of Modules 19
4.5( 6 REVIEWS )

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What Will I Learn?

Develop the expertise required to undertake any home repair or enhancement project
Learn how to effectively use drywall and repair drywall
Understand how to put up shelves
Understand window safety locks
Understand how to undertake DIY projects
Learn the fundamental notions of preparation, measuring, safety and tool operations


Would you like to gain a well-recognised qualification which will demonstrate an excellent level of skill and knowledge in your chosen subject? Look no further than this DIY Home Improvement Basics course!

This fantastic DIY Home Improvement Basics course will allow you to develop the expertise you require to undertake any home repair or enhancement project. While completing this Home Improvement course you will learn to: repair drywall, put shelves up, install window safety locks, put up window blinds, and much more! In addition to this, this excellent Home Improvement course will also empower you to learn the fundamental notions of preparation, measuring, safety and tool operations. If you would like to establish a successful career as a Handyman, or Repairman, this DIY course is for you, and it will allow you to gain all the essential skills and knowledge you will need.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.


  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
  • Learn how to use drywall and repair drywall
  • Understand how to put up shelves
  • Understand window safety locks
  • Understand how to undertake DIY projects
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
Learners should be age 16 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful learners will be awarded a Certificate in DIY Home Improvement Basics.
This course will lay the foundation for you to work for a number of jobs in the interior designing industry. You can also use this certificate to follow up on the advanced courses in home improvement to build on your knowledge or the progress down your career. Below listed are few of the jobs this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,
  • Handyman – £20,811 per annum
  • Painter & Decorator – £20,912 per annum
  • Interior Designer – £24,975 per annum
  • Maintenance and Repair Worker – £19,741 per annum

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to Course and Tools
Introduction to The DIY Home Improvement Basics
Hand Tools
Power Tools
2: Drywall Repair
Wall Preparation and Compound Application
Sanding and Primer Application
3: Shelving
4: Window Safety Locks
Window Safety Locks
5: Window Blinds
Removing Existing Blinds
Installing New Blinds
6: Door Stop
Door Stop
7: Bi-Fold Closet Doors
Bi-Fold Closet Doors
8: Interior Doorknob
Interior Doorknob
9: Exterior Doorknob and Deadbolt
Introduction to Exterior Doorknob and Deadbolt
Replacing the Deadbolt and Door Knob
Replacing the Strike Plates
10: Door Weather Stripping
Door Weather Stripping
11: Light Fixture
Light Fixture
12: Ceiling Fan
Removing an Existing Ceiling Fan
Installing A New Ceiling Fan
Installing A Light on The Ceiling Fan
13: Light Switch
Light Switch
14: Unclogging a Sink Drain
Introduction to Unclogging A Sink Drain
How to Remove or Replace the Under-Sink Plumbing Trap
15: Garbage Disposal
Removing the Existing Garbage Disposal
Replacing the Sink Flange and Mounting Hardware
Attaching the New Garbage Disposal
16: Bathroom Faucet
Introduction to Bathroom Faucets
Installing A New Bathroom Faucet
Connecting the Water Supply to Faucet
17: Toilet
Preparing the Toilet Flange
Setting the New Toilet in Place
Connecting the Water Supply to Toilet
18: Laminate Flooring
Introduction to Laminate Flooring
Removing the Existing Flooring
Preparing the Door Jambs
Transition Molding Layout
Underlayment-Part 1-2
Laminate Flooring Layout
Cutting the Floor
Installing the Flooring-Part 1-2
Cutting Around the Door Jambs
Installing Around Doorways
Marketing Transition Molding
Final Row Installation
Installing the Transition Molding
Installing Quarter-Round Trim
19: Conclusion

Students feedback


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    Hazel Shaw

    October 29, 2019
    Very enriching

    The course has been very enriching to me and very helpful, I have already recommended it to some friends of mine and colleagues.



    September 25, 2019
    Gained new knowledge

    I really enjoyed the course and gained new knowledge about developing the expertise required to undertake any home repair.

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    Maisie Pearson

    September 12, 2019
    Interesting and exciting

    Very Interesting and exciting to learn. I thought the course provided a great overview of home improvement.

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    Willow Read

    August 20, 2019
    Concise and practical

    The course is easy, simple and very well explained. Concise but practical oriented course. It explains everything clearly.

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    Bobby Young

    July 31, 2019
    Great insights

    Great course that provides you with insight to things you may otherwise not have considered in home DIY.

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    Erika Chapman

    July 14, 2019
    Excellent course

    Excellent overview and introduction to the material. Found it very supportive of the reading and gave me a much greater understanding of the subject matter.

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