Construction and Engineering

Courses

BUILDING RENOVATION BSS104

Learn to Repair and Renovate Buildings

  • Small or large
  • Homes, Commercial Buildings, Public Buildings

 

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CARPENTRY SKILLS BSS100

Learn basic carpentry skills 
 

Learn about woodwork and use your skills to help you:

  • Understand how to do carpentry repairs
  • Build your own house or smaller building
  • Make your own furniture
 
This distance learning course in woodwork and carpentry techniques will help you to understand which materials to use for each job, how to distinguish different types of wood, ways to cut and join timber, how to cope with shrinkage, what tools to use and how to maintain them, the right nails, screws and bolts for each job, and how to preserve your masterpiece! Lots more included in this course.
 
 

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FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

A foundation course for building managers, estate or property managers.

Learn how buildings and landscapes are constructed and maintained. 

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FOUNDATION DIPLOMA IN SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION

Learn both how buildings are constructed, and how they can either improve of degrade the environment; making a place healthy or unhealthy. 

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MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT (ENGINEERING I) BSC105

Learn the Essentials of selection, use, and maintenance of machines and equipment used in Horticulture and Agriculture

  • An introductory level course with particular reference to agriculture and horticulture
  • Develop your knowledge to be able to manage the selection, maintenance and engineering of tools and machinery.
  • Learn how tools work and how they are used.

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MASONRY BSS101

Learn to construct things using hard materials

Study this course to better understand the use of hard construction materials including concrete, stone and brick; in both landscape and building construction.

This course will develop your understanding of different types of materials and techniques used to create buildings, interior and exterior building features and landscape features.

It is of value to anyone who is involved with property management, maintenance or construction. It relates to commercial and residential construction and to landscape construction as well.

 

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MUD BRICK CONSTRUCTION ASS103

What is a cheap way to build a house?
How do you build a house using mud-bricks?
How do you make mud-bricks?
 
If you've thought of building a mud brick building, this course can be an excellent starting point. Its very practical, with some hands on work to get you started; helping you begin experimenting and planning ongoing projects, whether they are a modest garden wall, or more complex buildings. Learn to test soil suitability for mud building, how to make a quality brick & how to test its strength. The course takes you step by step through the building process, showing how to plan a building, sorting through permits and other legalities, doing the site works & foundations, different construction techniques,laying bricks, frames & roofs, installing services, wall finishes and more.
 
 

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