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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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Interior Styling Made Simple

Learn interior styling in Sydney. An eight-lesson course for students of any age keen to grasp the principles and elements of interior decorating with the outcome of being able to confidently style/decorate a room of their own. The course will revolve around Eight Golden Rules of Decorating: Colour, Contrast, Warmth, Balance, Scale, Detail, Surprise and Personality Each lesson will be supported by visual aids such as display boards, moodboards, sample materials and products,... [More]

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$359 Limited GST free / $179.50 / $287.20 / $323.10
Interior Styling Made Simple

<p>Learn interior styling in Sydney.</p><p>An eight-lesson course for students of any age keen to grasp the principles and elements of interior decorating with the outcome of being able to confidently

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$359 Limited GST free / $179.50 / $287.20 / $323.10
Enrol early to avoid disappointment. All classes have limited spaces.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Stained Glass for Beginners

Learn how to make leadlight panels in Sydney. In this hands-on course you learn how to construct your own leaded panel while you learn the elements of the craft such as glass cutting, leading, soldering and finishing your piece by cementing and polishing your panel. Our tutor has 20 years of experience within the field. She is highly professional and excited to pass on her skills & knowledge to you. Design your own work and google leadlight design and stained glass for additional... [More]

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$395 Limited inc GST / $197.50 / $316 / $355.50
Stained Glass for Beginners

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$395 Limited inc GST / $197.50 / $316 / $355.50

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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 Limited GST free / $84.50 / $135.20 / $152.10
$169 per person and $210 per couple, please call Customer Service on 8752-7555.

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How to Make a Terrarium

Learn how to make a terrarium 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 and improving general wellbeing! Terrariums are a fantastic way to... [More]

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$129 Limited inc GST / $64.50 / $103.20 / $116.10
How to Make a Terrarium

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$129 Limited inc GST / $64.50 / $103.20 / $116.10
PLEASE NOTE: All materials are included in the enrolment fee.

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Weaving - Basket

In this fun and relaxing workshop, participants will learn the traditional basketry technique of coil weaving. Using natural plant materials and yarn you may create your own small basket, or the beginnings of a larger piece. This is an introductory workshop where you will learn the skills to make beautiful and practical baskets for yourself, family and friends. Course Content Discuss materials and where to obtain them Sustainable practices Online resources Techniques to create a... [More]

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$119 Limited inc GST / $59.50 / $95.20 / $107.10
Weaving - Basket

<p>In this fun and relaxing workshop, participants will learn the traditional basketry technique of coil weaving. Using natural plant materials and yarn you may create your own small basket, or the

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$119 Limited inc GST / $59.50 / $95.20 / $107.10

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Urban Beekeeping for Beginners

Learn beekeeping in Sydney for beginners. 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. However, bees are under constant threat from urbanisation and the over-use... [More]

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$159 Limited inc GST / $79.50 / $127.20 / $143.10
Urban Beekeeping for Beginners

<p>Learn beekeeping in Sydney for beginners.</p><p>Bees from city bee yards are said to be healthier and more productive than their country cousins. Their presence also provides cities with enormous

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$159 Limited inc GST / $79.50 / $127.20 / $143.10

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Fermenting & Pickling With the Seasons

Learn how to create your own wild ferment vegetables and naturally cultured pickles at this practical evening workshop in Rozelle. Join author and wholefood educator, Marcea Klein, for an evening of gutsy goodness, as you learn all about fermenting and pickling the pick of the season’s organic fruit and veg. You’ll come away with a whole lot of knowledge on how to prepare your own wild ferments (that’s when you use the liquid extracted from the produce, no starter required), and... [More]

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$159 Limited inc GST / $79.50 / $127.20 / $143.10
Fermenting & Pickling With the Seasons

<p><b><a href="/courses/lifestyle-classes-house-and-garden-sydney/Cooking">Learn</a> how to create your own wild ferment vegetables and naturally cultured pickles at this practical evening workshop in

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$159 Limited inc GST / $79.50 / $127.20 / $143.10

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Mosaics for Beginners

Mosaics for Beginners class in Sydney. Mosaics for Beginners teaches you the timeless art of mosaics with traditional and modern mosaic techniques. In a surprisingly short time you could be decorating your house and garden with beautiful mosaics. All materials, such as tiles in many different colours, glue and grout are included in the course fee and will be supplied by our lovely expert tutor. During this Mosaics for Beginners Course you can decorate a table, a mirror surround, a... [More]

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$279 Limited inc GST / $139.50 / $223.20 / $251.10
Mosaics for Beginners

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$279 Limited inc GST / $139.50 / $223.20 / $251.10

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If you are thinking about floristry as a career or you just want to learn how to create simply stunning floral displays for your home, then this introductory course is for you. Learn the basics of floral design in this course. Surprise your guests at your next dinner party with an exquisite table setting and find out about creative gift wrapping. If you want to learn how to arrange and style floral settings and flowers in Sydney, then this course is for you. Agenda During this... [More]

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