Courses for council tenants and leaseholders

These one, two or three day courses are aimed at novices hoping to build confidence in maintaining their home and carrying out basic DIY and decoration.

The courses cover topics such as plumbing, sealants and silicone, electrical safety, painting and decorating, and general health and safety.

Course dates

General DIY

This course is designed for people who want to learn a range of basic DIY skills including tiling, painting, drilling, home electrics and plumbing.

Find course dates


Most of the courses are held at:

London South East Colleges,
Greenwich Park Centre,
King George Street,
London SE10 8QB

We hold some courses at other venues around the borough. We will confirm the venue following the booking.

How to book your course

To book a course, please contact Tenancy Services.

We allocate places on a first come, first served basis, so make sure you book in advance. You'll need to bring ID with you on the day of the course.