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Home & Garden courses available in Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Mosman area. Enrol online today.

Become a DIY superstar! Learn cake decorating from an award winning trainer, get sustainable and manage your own bee hive from the comfort of your garden or give your home a fresh look and a touch of your personal style with an interior design course. Why pay a professional when you can learn to do it yourself!

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Furniture Restoration and French Polishing

Course Outline: Students are asked to bring 1-3 small pieces of furniture to work on Students will learn how to assess the piece of furniture they have brought with them and to determine if the finish needs to be refurbished or removed and redone Students will be shown the possibilities of colour changes, what repairs to the surface are required and the type of finish best suited to the piece. Tutor will be providing step by step instructions on how to strip the piece without... [More]

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Property Styling for Living or Selling

Course Outline If you are feeling overwhelmed by your house and its contents and just don’t know where to start or simply looking to update, replan and add value to your property, then this short workshop is for you. Styling your property is not about a full interior design project, but about making a difference to your home on a reasonable budget. Don’t become paralysed by the number of choices available in colour, furnishings or accessories – whether you are working with your... [More]

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Australian Native Plants

Course Outline: It’s hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they have adapted to our environment and why they’re the perfect low maintenance plants for sun or shade, to create privacy, attract birds, provide fragrance, act as fire retardants and even eat.  Comprehensive course notes are provided and places are limited. Program: Introduction to the Course Origins of Australian Native Plants Identification Adaptations... [More]

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Indoor Plants

Course Outline: Plants improve our health. We might exercise regularly and have a balanced diet but plants in our home and workplace not only improve air quality but also have a positive psychological effect. Discover how to choose, grow and maintain the most suitable indoor plants for your location, to add appeal to the environment, reduce stress and increase your sense of well-being. Program ● Introduction to the Course ● Benefits of indoor plants in the home including air... [More]

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Introduction to Gardening

Course Outline: Whether you have a large garden or small balcony, learn the basic skills of good gardening. Discover what type of soil you have, which potting mix is best, how to choose ‘the right plant for the right place’ and find out how to maintain your outdoor space with the minimum of effort from the ground up. Course introduction: The living plant - plant requirements Soil - types, analysis, soil testing, improvement Pot selection, potting mixes, fertilizers Plant selection... [More]

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Kitchen Medicine

Course Outline Prior to the 1970’s the main gathering source for our food, veggies and small goods were not the huge juggernaut supermarkets, and malls of today. Our everyday supplies came from the from local markets, the greengrocer, local butcher, fishmonger, baker and candlestick maker or our garden beds. The family kitchen was a most valuable resource as the first stop medicine chest.Historically our elders would pass this information down – with the increasing fragmentation... [More]

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Interior Design - The Basics

Course Outline Planning to redecorate or simply refresh a living space or complete property? Prepare a number of style boards – not only your anchor to keep you on track, but also to use as your navigation tool for communication to suppliers, architects and tradespeople. Learn about different historic and thematic styles and the importance of the elements and principles of design and layout. A strong focus is placed on colour theory, the effect of light, and finding ways to easily... [More]

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Plant Propagation

Course Outline Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 20 free plants from this workshop. Learn the many methods of propagating, including cuttings, division, layering, grafting and more. Grow your own perennials, shrubs and trees, including fuchsias, frangipanis, hydrangeas, lavenders, roses, camellias, orchids, maples and more. Plants and comprehensive notes are provided and bookings are essential. Course Program Introduction to the Workshop Sowing seeds... [More]

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Bach Flower Essences

Finding it hard to balance your general health, well being and life's ongoing challenges? Feeling out of sorts? Or, do you just want to explore something new?  Join us to learn about the natural system of 38 flower essences, a simple system that helps restore emotional health and wellbeing to bring you a calm equilibrium, inner peace and harmony.  You may already know of Rescue Remedy, which is a mix of five Bach Flower Essences, available in main supermarkets, pharmacies and... [More]

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Garden Design in Large and Small Spaces

Course Outline: Nowhere to relax or entertain outdoors? Is your outdoor area looking tired? Whether you have arid acreage, a barren balcony or a cluttered courtyard, you can transform it into a stylish sanctuary. Discover how to use space effectively and the concepts of good design. Recognize your soil type and determine how to choose appropriate plants and materials. Achieve a professional, cost-effective design with minimum effort. Comprehensive course notes are provided and... [More]

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Contact us

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William Street,
Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000
Email: enquiries@nbmc.nsw.edu.au

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113