House & Garden Courses

Of course you can: learn how to create a better living space. Do it yourself and lifestyle courses in Sydney.

Ever thought about learning how to build a tiny house? Or learning tips and tricks to get your home looking amazing? Or what about learning how to design your garden to increase the value of your home?

Check out our renovating courses to learn how to avoid the many pitfalls associated with home renovation and ensure the experience is both enjoyable and rewarding.

We offer hands-on, practical courses delivered by a team of dedicated and experienced industry professionals. Invest in the space you love today and discover how rewarding and satisfying a bit of DIY can be.

As a not-for-profit education provider with 30 years experience in adult education, we offer high quality courses, workshops and studios to help you gain new knowledge and skills you can put into practice right away.

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Beekeeping for Beginners

Learn the basics of beekeeping with our house & garden courses in Sydney. Bees from city bee yards are said to be healthier and more productive than their country cousins. Their presence also provides cities with enormous environmental benefits as they pollinate a wide variety of native plants that otherwise may struggle in urban environs. Keeping bees is also a great way to nurture your own garden and produce wonderful fruit and veggies as well as producing your own delicious... [More]

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Beekeeping for Beginners

<p><strong>Learn the basics of beekeeping with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">house & garden

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$169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $152.10

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Interior Design for Small Spaces

Learn interior design and decorating for small spaces in Sydney. Space is at a premium in contemporary urban living. We’re seeing an attitude and lifestyle shift towards a less complicated and simpler life. Choosing to live “small” means maximising your home’s potential and giving every centimetre of space real purpose. If you’re looking at downsizing or shifting to a ‘tiny house’ or apartment, you need to be armed with the latest on small-space living – including spatial planning,... [More]

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Interior Design for Small Spaces

<p><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn interior design and decorating</a> for small spaces in Sydney.</p><p>Space is at a premium in

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$99 Limited inc GST / $79.20 / $89.10

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Furniture Repair and Restoration Workshop

Furniture Repair and Restoration Workshop and other woodwork classes in Sydney. Learn how to repair joints and replace worn out or missing parts of your favorite furniture pieces. Our experienced woodworkers will be teaching you how to fix wobbly chair and table legs and how to give new life to a preloved piece of furniture. We will teach you how to use hand and power tools and how to select the right tool for the job. Outcomes By the end of this workshop you will be familiar with... [More]

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Furniture Repair and Restoration Workshop

<p><strong>Furniture Repair and Restoration Workshop and other <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/Woodwork">woodwork classes</a> in

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$129 Limited inc GST / $103.20 / $116.10

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Home DIY Workshop

Learn DIY home maintenance in Sydney. Don’t call Dan! Don’t call Daisy! Do it yourself! In this 2 day hands-on workshop you will learn how to safely and economically undertake some of the many small maintenance tasks around your home. This practical course is the perfect introduction to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to perform home DIY skills. Outcomes By the end of this course you will have learned general safety when carrying out home DIY the correct use of drills... [More]

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Home DIY Workshop

<p><strong>Learn <a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/Woodwork">DIY home</a> maintenance in Sydney.</strong></p><p>Don’t call Dan! Don’t call Daisy! Do it yourself! </p><p>In

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$285 Limited inc GST / $228 / $256.50

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Introduction to Carpentry

Learn the basics of carpentry with our woodwork courses in Sydney. "People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results." - Albert Einstein You are a wood lover? Then come along to this weekend DIY course, demonstrating basic carpentry knowledge and skills to construct a simple storage crate from reclaimed material. Course outcomes By the end of this course you will have: knowledge of general safety in the workshop understanding of second-hand timber knowledge... [More]

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Introduction to Carpentry

<p><strong>Learn the basics of carpentry with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/Woodwork">woodwork courses</a> in Sydney.</strong

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$175 Limited inc GST / $140 / $157.50

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Low-waste Cooking Workshop

Learn how to reduce waste in the kitchen with our cooking courses in Sydney. Love food and hate waste, but want to know how to put it into action at your place? Join this practical 3-hr workshop to learn how you can eat healthier – and slash your weekly food budget – by adopting some simple sustainable practices in the kitchen. You’ll learn about seasonal eating, portion sizes, menu planning, and how to store and use leftovers. There’s also hands-on cooking and food prep techniques... [More]

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Furniture Restoration

Learn how to restore furniture in Sydney. Learn how to restore furniture for fun and profit in this Woodwork class. Restore Nana’s old chair and learn techniques that may be applied to larger more problematic items. Discover how simple, enjoyable and rewarding restoring your old furniture can be. Learn how to strip back, sand, mix stains and apply shellac. Gain practical knowledge of cleaning and waxing furniture, making minor repairs, and understanding the importance of health and... [More]

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Gardening: Small Space Garden

Learn Small Space Gardening in Sydney. Discover how to plan and create your own compact green space. Living in the urban sprawl of Sydney is great for lifestyle, food, entertainment and action. It often means though that we are competing for space and the thought of a lush green backyard or green domestic spaces becomes a thing of dreams. But that doesn’t have to be the case! In this course learn how to plan and create your own small space urban garden in Sydney. Adapt to your... [More]

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Gardening: Vegetable Gardens Workshop

Vegetable Gardens Workshop in Sydney. The motivation for wanting to grow food at home are many. There are some great ways of increasing productivity for any given space. This workshop will go through the basics so you can understand how to create your very own edible garden at home, from selecting the right plant for the right place to creating an ecological edible garden that includes natives and flowers. Learn to grow your own vegetables, aimed specifically at container and small... [More]

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Online Veggie Patch Workshop

Want to learn how to grow your own edible plants? Wondering where you went wrong with your ‘panic patch’ or want to reduce your food miles and have home grown produce at your fingertips? Then this is the course for you. Our experienced horticulturist Meredith Kirton will show you the steps needed to site your patch, select your plants, improve your soil, understand seasons, examine different ways to water, grow your garden in containers or in ground, and use crop rotation to... [More]

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