Building a home is not an easy undertaking. So is maintaining any type of building or property. There are several things that must be considered and thousands of tasks that go into both processes. Due to these, anyone contemplating to get into the business of home building and property maintenance needs to work on his or her understanding of these two connected disciplines. Doing so is one of the best ways to know what these trades entail, how to properly address the challenges they present, and fulfil requirements and expectations.
This course in home building and property maintenance will help augment your understanding of these two trades. It will start off by discussing the key concepts and areas of home building, which include types of house, location and licensing considerations, building permits, zoning laws, planning process, foundation fundamentals, and construction basics. It will then move on to property maintenance, covering such topics as tool safety, carpentry basics, electrical and plumbing repair, HVAC maintenance, and basic household appliance repair, just to name a few.
The primary objectives of the home building and property maintenance certification course are to: (a) familiarise you with the concepts, language, tools and techniques relevant to both trades; (b) help you know the processes involved in home building and property maintenance; (c) teach you basic home construction and property maintenance; and (d) aid you in developing the knowledge and skills to carry out a variety of job roles associated with safe and effective home construction and property maintenance.