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DIY Part One - Theory based - for Caretakers and Site Managers

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
Non-Teaching/Support Staff in Schools
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Health and Safety
Health and Safety
Course description

On successfully completing the course candidates will be able to state the regulations covering school maintenance, precautions to be taken when performing their duties. The course will provide a basic understanding of Health & safety at Work Act, Provision of Work Equipment Regulations and PPE along with other legislation and acts. It also highlights decision making on candidates own limitations.

Training objectives

The following topics will be covered:

  • Maintenance – factors to be considered

  • Making decisions & getting it right 

  • Legislation & Regulations 

  • Incidents & Accidents 

  • What is – PUWER 

  • Maintenance Considerations 

  • Personal Protective Equipment & Signage 


  • Electrical Safety 

  • Lone Working 

  • Keeping it Safe

Learning outcomes

Course Assessment: Case studies and a multiple choice question paper

Please note this is the theory part of the DIY course and candidates are also required to attend practical part of this course to be issued with a valid certificate

Additional Information

We have completed a Covid-19 risk assessment on the Training Centre Rooms and mitigating actions are in place. If you are at a high risk of Covid-19 please complete an Individual Covid-19 Risk Assessment with your manager and send to at least one week before the course date.

Please bring an extra layer of clothing as training centre windows may be opened for ventilation

Please note, parking around St Mary’s House is limited.

Corporate Training offer a selection of hot drinks and biscuits.

Start Date
Tuesday 28 June 2022
End Date
Tuesday 28 June 2022
Closing Date
Monday 27 June 2022
09:15 - 16:00
Maximum Places
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