Building and Renovating Course

Home Building and Renovating course designed for owner-builders, new home builders and renovators

If you’re looking for a home building course, renovation course, or want to learn more about new home building and construction, the Building and Renovating course is the perfect starting point.

This 6 week course covers the home building process step by step, from planning, through to construction and occupation. The course has been designed to ensure Owner-Builders, new home builders and home renovators start their project with clear expectations and a firm foundation of new home building processes in Perth.

During this 6 week home building course, held at Home Base Perth, located in Subiaco, you will cover building processes, responsibilities, general building advice for success and an in-depth focus on the actual construction phases of new home building.

Once you’ve attended this course you will have a greater understanding of the main principles required for successfully completing your home building or renovation project.

As part of your course, you will also receive one free digital copy of the Home Base Building and Renovating Guide valued at $140 – a useful reference tool for the building and construction of your project and a reference used throughout the home building and renovation course.

Course Details

Duration 6 weeks
Location Home Base
Cost $400 single / $700 double

Course Structure

Week 1
Building preliminaries
Passive solar design
Building design site

Week 2
Retaining walls

Week 3
Steel construction
Doors and windows

Week 4
Carpentry and timber
Roof and floor framing

Week 5
Roof plumbing
Sanitary plumbing and drainage

Week 6
Rendering and plasterwork
Electrical installations and wiring
Floor finishes

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