Now offering hands on, practical courses in our Furniture Factory!

Forget about the days when you had to ask others to help put a shelf up – now is the time for you to learn yourself!
In this FREE DIY course, we can help you learn and get hands on experience with something completely new!

What will you being doing on this course?

You will be taught and guided through what tools are correct for the job, learning how to put a shelf up (and making it level!), how to hang a picture correctly, and how to tile an area for your own kitchen or bathroom. Giving you a taste of action, that you can then apply to your own homes.

More about the programme!

This is a FREE short taste style course, designed with you in mind. Completed at your own pace, we will support you every step of the way!
Not only do you get to learn some new skills that will help you in your own home, you can also gain a qualification, which we would encourage everyone to take advantage of. Participants will be able to use this qualification to strengthen their CV and general job prospects.

Not got a current CV? Not to worry, we can also help to support you with this too! We run regular CV workshop sessions to help get your CV to stand out from the crowd.

How long is the course?

As everyone learns at different speeds, the course will be delivered at your own pace over a minimum of 4 days at our Furniture Factory.
Each day is normally 10am – 2pm with a short break for lunch.

Not ready to complete the course at the end of the 4th day? Don’t worry, like we said, these courses are for you and if you need longer you take longer! You can stay and take all the time you need so you feel totally comfortable with the activities set out for you.

Who is it aimed at?

Training will usually be delivered in groups of 6 participants.
Participants must be 16 years or over.
In reality, the FabLab training is also useful in everyday life within the home and day-to-day activities, this really is the fun side of learning whilst gaining a qualification.

What Qualification will I gain from it?

You will gain a Level 1 Award in DIY governed by Open College Network West Midlands.

Progression Route – Where to After this?

Following successful completion of this programme, you will have several options open to you:

  • You will gain a FabLab Coventry & Furniture Factory membership to encourage you to develop your skills further
  • Opportunities to go on to helping with community make overs
  • Continue study and take up a level 1 qualification in any of the following: Digital Fabrication, Carpentry or Painting&Decorating
  • Put skills into practice on donated furniture items, up-cycle these into something new and fab-ulous
  • Plus so much more!

Interest in Booking a space?

Please complete the following and we will send you up coming course dates for you to book on to.

Alternatively you can:

Call: 024 76 220 296

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