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DIY Outdoors Courses for Adults

Adult Short Courses in Hertfordshire

Learn a practical skill in a day and get the confidence to tackle a garden project or take a course in basic bricklaying that could set you on the path to a new career.

We offer computing courses for beginners and Excel or Word courses to improve your confidence at work. If you'd like to know more about social media or eBay, we also have courses covering those subjects.

Please note you need to be aged 19 or over in order to enroll on our community learning courses. Our courses also need sufficient numbers in order to run but we'll contact you in case of a cancellation.

We run a variety of courses throughout the year. If you'd like to hear about new or upcoming courses please let us know by signing up to our newsletter.

 

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Build a Brick Wall: 1 Day - Sat 19 Oct, 10:00-16:00

Learn how to mix mortar, cutting bricks correctly and safely, identify queens closers, put this into practice and build an english bond wall.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Build a Brick Wall: 1 Day - Sat 21 Mar, 10:00-16:00

Learn how to mix mortar, cutting bricks correctly and safely, identify queens closers, put this into practice and build an english bond wall.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Build a Cavity Wall: 1 Day - Sat 25 Apr, 10:00-16:00

You will gain an understanding and practical experience in cavity wall construction, identifying material and processes which will include recognising and including wall ties and bedding a damp-proof course.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Build a Brick Wall: 1 Day - Sat 16 May, 10:00-16:00

Learn how to mix mortar, cutting bricks correctly and safely, identify queens closers, put this into practice and build an english bond wall.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Build a Pier: 1 Day - Sat 6 Jun, 10:00-16:00

You will gain an understanding and practical experience in constructing a brick pier (pillar) which is located at the end or middle of a wall to add additional strength or an isolated pier used for support.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Lay a Patio: Sat 13 Jun, 10:00-16:00

Identify elements that make a patio, learn the correct method of laying a patio and put this into action by constructing a basic patio using slabs.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

 

Contact us

Our team are on hand if you'd discuss our community courses

01727 737000   info@oaklands.ac.uk