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College of Extended Learning

D.I.Y. Handy-Person’s Course

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CCOM 1298

Be helpless no more!

Many of us don’t aspire to be die-hard Do-It-Yourselfers, but it’s good to know what to do when the lights go out, the tap is dripping, hinges and doors are squeaking, or your car is acting up.

This 5-week course will guide you through the basics of plumbing, electricity, carpentry and auto maintenance, so that you can take care of the normal chores, projects, and emergencies that spring up in life. To learn more, view the course outline.

No materials are required.

Course details

Dates: TBD
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
9 Bailey Drive, Memorial Hall, Room 26
Course fee: $150 (+ HST)
Instructor: Bob Scott

"When asked why I took this course, my answer has become, 'How could I possibly NOT take it?' This is something everyone who owns a home or wants to save money on simple repairs should take!This was a fun, interesting course that I think people of all ages; regardless of sex, education, experience or aptitude would benefit from. Even if you know how to do some of the things the course covers, it would serve as a good refresher I’m sure you would still learn new things." - Jacqueline Wilt

About the instructor

Bob Scott has enjoyed a full and rewarding career as an officer in the Armoured Branch of the Canadian Forces. During this time, he moved a total of 13 times, often buying and selling a home. With so many moves, Bob became an expert on how to maintain and repair a home. Plus, since retirement, he has further honed his DIY skills with a never-ending renovation list, as well as woodwork, metalwork, boat repair, and stained glass.

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