Do It Yourself Unlevelled

What is special about this course?

This course is very practical and provides an introduction to a range of useful home improvement and maintenance skills and techniques.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a keen interest in DIY.

Candidates will learn various techniques which may include:

Painting and Decorating
Carpentry and Joinery
Roof Tiling


All Personal Protective Equipment will be supplied by the college.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening

Practical delivery takes place in the workshops in Dunoon, Campbeltown and Rothesay, and at the college's Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre in Lochgilphead.

How long will my course last?

Variable, but generally 10 or 20 hours.

Where can I study my course?

    • Argyll College UHI
    • Campbeltown Hazelburn Learning Centre
    • Dunoon Learning Centre
    • Islay Learning Centre
    • Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre
    • Rothesay Learning Centre

Start date

Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Candidates who enjoy the course can progress to the full time NPA Construction course at Argyll College UHI.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Do It Yourself Unlevelled

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.