Do It Yourself (DIY) Courses

Of course you can: learn to do it yourself with our lifestyle courses in Sydney.

DIY courses and workshops in Sydney. Ever thought about learning to Do It Yourself? Learn with us to gain skills, be creative and enjoy that “I made it myself” moment?

We offer hands-on practical learning experiences, in small groups, led by enthusiastic and experienced tutors. Most DIY classes are run in Sydney Inner City.

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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Bath Bombs & BubblesBeeswax Wraps | Car MaintenanceDesign, Develop and Draw your own jewelleryFloral DesignHome DIY WorkshopGardeningSoap Making DIYPerfume Making DIYNatural Face Care – DIYNatural Body Care Products DIYNatural Hair ProductsWoodwork

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Woodwork: DIY Planter Box Course

Learn how to build your own planter box in this Woodwork class in Sydney. In this workshop you will design and create your own planter box with The Bower while gaining the knowledge and hands-on experience to construct a planter box from reclaimed timbers. Whether for inside or outside use, planter boxes add beauty to any place as well as many health benefits. With the right planter box, you are perfectly equipped for growing your own plants, herbs, fruit & vegetables or flowers....

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Woodwork: DIY Planter Box Course

<p><strong><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own planter box in this <a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/

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$299 Limited inc GST / $239.20 / $269.10

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Woodwork: Intermediate Course

Learn how to build your own wood side table, with this woodwork course in Sydney. This woodwork course is a follow up to the Woodwork for Beginners course. Continuing with the principles learned in the Beginners course (working with reused materials using tools and equipment you’re likely to have at home, or can buy cheaply or second hand) the students are guided through the process of building a small side table, utilizing several traditional joinery techniques. Through the...

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Woodwork: Intermediate Course

<p><strong><a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own wood side table, with

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$499 Limited inc GST / $399.20 / $449.10

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Kintsugi: Japanese Ceramic Gold Repair Course

Learn to repair what is broken with our DIY courses in Sydney. Kintsugi is the traditional Japanese art of repairing broken ceramic and pottery with a gold seam – where the breaks and visible repairs are honoured as part of the history of the object rather than something to be disguised. Join this workshop to discover more about this graceful art and the benefits of mindful mending, with Kintsugi artist Jun Morooka. You’ll learn how to repair and add beauty to broken items using...

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Kintsugi: Japanese Ceramic Gold Repair Course

<p><strong>Learn to repair what is broken with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/DIY+Classes">DIY courses</a> in Sydney.</strong>

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$129 Limited inc GST / $103.20 / $116.10

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Natural Face Care: DIY Course

Learn how to make your own natural skincare products with our DIY courses in Sydney. In this hands-on Natural Face Care DIY workshop, you’ll learn how to make 6 facial products that suit your skin types and purposes. Our qualified skincare formulator will share with you her passion and knowledge in skincare making with a focus on science and creativity. You’ll get to write your own formulas, choose the ingredients that suit you and make your own natural and safe skincare products....

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Natural Face Care: DIY Course

<p><strong>Learn how to make your own natural skincare products with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/DIY+Classes">DIY courses</

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$199 Limited inc GST / $159.20 / $179.10
All materials are provided, and you will be able to take home your own natural products.

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Car Maintenance Course for Beginners

Learn motor maintenance with our lifestyle courses in Sydney A one-day workshop designed to give you some basic knowledge of car maintenance and a must for the car owner. Learn simple strategies to keep your car on the road and save on costly repairs through general care and maintenance. Please note: This course is not a replacement for servicing your car, and does not teach you how to be a mechanic. Course objectives By the end of this course you will have learned to: Describe...

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Car Maintenance Course for Beginners

<p><strong>Learn motor maintenance with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/diy+classes">lifestyle courses</a> in Sydney</strong></p><p>A one-day workshop designed

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$159 Limited inc GST / $127.20 / $143.10

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Concrete Planter Workshop

Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our arts courses in Sydney. Join this fun and hands-on workshop to learn the basics of concrete making. It’ll open up a whole world of possibilities to create jewellery, furniture and other homewares. You’ll learn how to make concrete planters from scratch, to suit any plant and add creative green elements to your home or workspace. Using contemporary styles such as the marble effect, you’ll also learn how to decorate a pre-made...

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Concrete Planter Workshop

<p><strong>Learn how to make your own concrete planters with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts">arts courses</a> in Sydney.</strong></p><p>Join this fun and hands-on

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$99 Limited inc GST / $79.20 / $89.10
All materials are provided, and you will be able to take home your own work.

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How to Make a Terrarium Course

Learn to personalise your living space with plants and terrariums with our house and garden courses in Sydney. In this workshop, you will learn how to create your own glass terrarium. Living in the city often means two things: we sacrifice living space to be close to the action and with so much action, we become busy and stressed. But plants can help us connect with the natural world and provide so many benefits such as improving mood, increasing concentration, decreasing stress...

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How to Make a Terrarium Course

<p><strong>Learn to personalise your living space with plants and terrariums with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/house-garden">house and garden courses</a> in

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$129 Limited inc GST / $103.20 / $116.10
The course fee include materials pack valued at $50. You will go home with your own beautiful terrarium work.

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Soap Making: DIY Course

Learn how to make your own organic soap in Sydney with our DIY courses in Sydney. This hands-on course will teach you the basics of Melt & Pour and Cold process soaps. You’ll make and take home around 2.5kg of gently cleansing handmade soap. You’ll make 3 batches of different Cold Process formulations, using a variety of natural oils, butter and milk, decorated with a choice of colourful micas or clays, and scented with essential or fragrance oils. We’ll discuss different...

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Soap Making: DIY Course

<p><strong>Learn how to make your own organic soap in Sydney with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/DIY+Classes">DIY</a> courses

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$169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $152.10
The course fee include materials pack valued at $35. You will go home with your own beautiful soap products.

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Furniture Restoration Course: Shabby Chic

Learn how to upcycle vintage furniture to shabby chic style at this Woodwork course in Sydney. Discover how easy and affordable it is to acquire and restore period furniture pieces in this popular decorator style. You’ll learn what kind of items to look out for and how to buy, prepare, finish and sell ‘upcycled’ furniture. It’s a great way to save decorating dollars, reduce landfill – and even make money from your garage. This course looks at different timbers, styles and finishes...

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Furniture Restoration Course: Shabby Chic

<p><strong>Learn how to upcycle vintage furniture to shabby chic style at this <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/art-classes-sydney/Woodwork-classes">Woodwork course</a> in

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$179 Limited inc GST / $143.20 / $161.10
Session 1 & 2: Saturdays 10am – 1pm. Session 3: Sunday 8.30am – 1.30pm.

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Silver Jewellery Making Course: Textured Earrings

Master the art of creating your own earrings with our jewellery courses in Sydney. In this course, you will learn how to create two pairs of silver earrings with different textured surfaces using roller printing, stamping, and hammering techniques. These techniques are an easy yet effective way to create elegant jewellery. You will also explore how to create a contrast on sterling silver through the process of oxidation. The possibilities are endless. At the end of this course, you...
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