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Take a course in interior decoration or styling and learn the tips and tricks to get your home looking amazing. Or how about getting stuck into the garden? Learn how to design your garden to get back to nature and 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 over 30 years experience in adult education, our high quality short courses are an accessible, flexible and affordable alternative to TAFE and other private colleges.

Of course you can: learn to live a better life.

Do it yourself and lifestyle courses in Sydney.

Take a course in interior decoration or styling and learn the tips and tricks to get your home looking amazing. Or how about getting stuck into the garden? Learn how to design your garden to get back to nature and 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 over 30 years experience in adult education, our high quality short courses are an accessible, flexible and affordable alternative to TAFE and other private colleges.

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Mosaics for Beginners

Learn Mosaics for Beginners in Sydney. Join this course to learn the timeless art of mosaics, using both traditional and modern mosaic techniques. It’s a great way to add colour and texture to range of everyday objects, as you upcycle and re-use tiles to decorate your house and garden with beautiful mosaics. With all materials provided, you’ll get to work decorating a table, mirror surround, garden pot or other object you wish to mosaic. Within a surprisingly short time, you’ll... [More]

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$369 Limited inc GST / $184.50 / $295.20 / $332.10
Mosaics for Beginners

<p><b><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/glass-art-classes-courses-sydney">Learn</a> Mosaics for Beginners in Sydney.</b></p><p>Join this course to learn the timeless art of mosaics, using both

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Materials are provided and included in the course fee.

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First Home Buyers

Buying your first home course in Sydney. Gain the knowledge and confidence to purchase your first home or investment property. Avoid all the costly mistakes and learn from a current real estate investor and independent advisor with many years of experience who will share with you lots of information on the buying and legal processes, different types of loans and packages, negotiating with real estate agents and the total costs involved with the purchase. A very fun and relaxed... [More]

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$169 Limited GST free / $84.50 / $135.20 / $152.10
First Home Buyers

<p>Buying your first home course in Sydney.</p><p>Gain the knowledge and confidence to purchase your first home or investment property. Avoid all the costly mistakes and learn from a current real

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$169 per person and $210 per couple, please call Customer Service on 8752-7555.
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First Home Buyers

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$169 per person and $210 per couple, please call Customer Service on 8752-7555.

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Kokedama Workshop

Learn how to make Kokedama in Sydney. Get your hands dirty as you make two kokedamas to add a little green to your home. Kokedama is an ancient Japanese technique (meaning moss ball), where a plant’s root system is bound with moss and string, transforming it into a mini work of art. Join this workshop to learn step-by-step how to make your own kokedama and how to incorporate the Japanese “Wabi-Sabi” principle of embracing imperfection, impermanence and awareness of natural beauty... [More]

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$85 Limited inc GST / $42.50 / $68 / $76.50
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Woodwork - Intermediate

Learn how to build your own wood side table in Sydney. This woodworking 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 a number of traditional joinery techniques. Through the course you will obtain a... [More]

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$499 Limited inc GST / $249.50 / $399.20 / $449.10
Woodwork - Intermediate

<p><b><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/House-Renovation-Garden-Design">Learn</a> how to build your own wood side table in Sydney.</b></p><p>This woodworking course is a

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Floral Design - Ikebana, Japanese Flower Arrangement

Basic Ikebana accords to simple rules and principles. This course is designed to teach authentic Ohara School Ikebana techniques and build an understanding of the ancient Japanese art, which evokes the sensitive beauty of nature and the stunning style of formative art. Ohara Style Ikebana is unique for its emphasis on seasonal qualities, natural growth processes and the beauty of natural environments. This course is conducted by a high qualified Ohara Ikebana teacher who will... [More]

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$269 Limited inc GST / $134.50 / $215.20 / $242.10
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Furniture Restoration - Shabby Chic

Learn how to upcycle vintage furniture to shabby chic style at this course in Sydney. Discover how easy and affordable it is to restore pieces needing a little TLC and achieve this popular decorating style. You’ll learn what to buy, how to buy, and how to 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 as well as tips for... [More]

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$179 Limited inc GST / $89.50 / $143.20 / $161.10
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Session 1 & 2: Saturdays 10am – 1pm. Session 3: Sunday 10am – 2.30pm (with 30min lunch break).

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How to build a tiny house - building course in Sydney

How to Build a Tiny House in Sydney Course The tiny house movement has made its way to Australia. Sydney Community College has partnered with The Bower Marrickville to offer the only comprehensive tiny house building course in the country. This intensive course is hands-on and practical running over 6 consecutive days where you and a team will build a tiny house on wheels out of recycled materials. Once complete, the tiny house will be available for purchase at The Bower’s annual... [More]

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This course is by application only. We will contact you within 24 hours from the submission date for futher details.

  • Total fee for this course is $2,999 GST Inclusive. $500 refundable deposit secures your place in the class.
  • Information session to be held at 91 York Street on 27 August. Building sessions at Maker Space.
  • No discounts apply for this course
  • Payment plans are available
  • Contact 8752 7566 for more details

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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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$149 Limited inc GST / $74.50 / $119.20 / $134.10
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Natural Body Care Products - DIY

Learn how to make your own natural skin care products at this workshop in Sydney. In this hands-on Natural Body Care DIY workshop, you’ll learn how to make 5 body care 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.... [More]

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Home Building and Renovating Course - How to avoid the pitfalls

Home building and renovating course in Sydney. The average Sydney home renovation costs significantly more than the average annual income, so why take chances? This course will help you to avoid the many pitfalls associated with home renovation and help ensure that your project is both on time and on budget. Learn how to choose a design solution which best meets your needs, how to obtain specialist advice and steer your project through the local council planning approval process,... [More]

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$299 Limited GST free / $149.50 / $239.20 / $269.10
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