Sometimes, we all need some expert help so the courses always include advice about when to call in the professionals. I can recommend the most reliable people in the local area – electricians, plumbers, builders, specialist suppliers… You’ll get a list of the most reputable, trustworthy people to call. With the suppliers, you’ll get special treatment (and sometimes a discount) as a SheCan course graduate. 
One of the best things about SheCan is the chance to build a support network with other students and course graduates. If you get stuck, there’s always someone there to help. Check out our Facebook page. 
We’ve set out a list of courses and subject areas below, but they’re very flexible. If you can’t see what you need, just get in touch with Matt. He’s probably up a ladder or under a sink at the moment, but you won’t have to wait long for a response. 

SheCan evening sessions - 5 x 2 hour weekly sessions 7pm-9pm 

Five weekly sessions that give you a practical understanding of tools and techniques for fixing, maintaining and creating unique touches for your home. 
All weekly sessions are based in Brighton, at a Venue to suit the course, and the needs and numbers of those attending. Details confirmed on enquiry. 
Five 2 hour evening sessions Dates:  
8th - 15th - 22nd - 29th January & 5th February 
26th February & 5th - 12th - 19th - 26th March 
Price: £240 per person 

Week 1 Tools, materials and safety 

Types of tools, wood and other materials 
Workbench options 
Being safe 
Let’s make something useful 
Discussion and sharing 
When to call the experts 

Week 4 Plumbing, finding  and fixing leaks 

Kitchen sink dramas 
Shower drains, and replacing shower hoses 
Fitting new taps 
Where’s my stopcock! 
Sealing bath and shower surrounds 
Fixing wobbly taps 
Toilet flush problems 
Basic boiler troubleshooting 
When to call an expert 

Week 2 Drilling, cutting and fixing 

Types of drill, what they do, how to use them safely 
Drilling different materials 
Which saw to use 
Types of screws, fixings and fastenings 
Using clamps 
Being safe 

Week 5 Decorating 

Preparation 
When to mask, and how to do it 
Sanding techniques, filling and prepping walls and wood 
Caulking 
Undercoat and primer, top coats and varnish 
Colour matching 
Lining paper and wallpapering 
Ladders and platforms 
When to call the experts 

Week 3 Shelves, doors and hinges 

Putting up shelves, pictures, curtain rails 
What’s in the wall? 
Different fixings, different walls, fixing to ceilings 
Loose, wobbly hinges 
Kitchen cabinet hinges, and how to adjust them 
When to call the experts 

SheCan one-day course 

A one-day Saturday course with adaptable content based around what you’d like to learn. Here’s a selection of the content we can cover, but I’m happy to concentrate on particular skills that are useful to you. 
All Saturday courses are based in Brighton at a Venue chosen to suit the course, numbers attending and needs of our students. 
 
Saturday Course Dates (2018):  
10th November 
8th December 
 
Course dates 2019 
12th January 
9th February 
9th March 
13th April 
11th May 
8th June 
Price: £150 per person 

Tools & materials 

Types of tools, woods and other materials; work bench options and how to stay safe. You’ll also be making something useful to take home with you. 

Basic plumbing 

Finding and fixing leaks; boiler troubleshooting, sealing shower and bath surrounds, fitting new taps; when to call in an expert. 

Drilling, cutting & fixing 

Different drills, what they do and how to use them safely; types of screws, fittings and fastenings. 

Decorating 

Preparation, masking and sanding techniques; filling and prepping walls, caulking; primer, top coats and varnish; wallpapering; how to stay safe on ladders and platforms. 

Shelves, doors & hinges 

Putting up shelves, pictures and curtain rails; how to fix and adjust wobbly hinges. 

SheCan one-day special 

A one-day course built entirely around you. We can cover skills and techniques below, focus on just a few areas, or add any practical knowledge you need. The content is adaptable. Get together with friends and colleagues, find a date that suits  
everyone and Matt will come to a venue near you. 
Venues and dates are your choice 
Price: £800 fixed course fee, shared between the group 

Tools & materials 

Types of tools, woods and other materials; work bench options and how to stay safe. You’ll also be making something useful to take home with you. 

Basic plumbing 

Finding and fixing leaks; boiler troubleshooting, sealing shower and bath surrounds, fitting new taps; when to call in an expert. 

Drilling, cutting & fixing 

Different drills, what they do and how to use them safely; types of screws, fittings and fastenings. 

Decorating 

Preparation, masking and sanding techniques; filling and prepping walls, caulking; primer, top coats and varnish; wallpapering; how to stay safe on ladders and platforms. 

Shelves, doors & hinges 

Putting up shelves, pictures and curtain rails; how to fix and adjust wobbly hinges. 

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