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Handyworker


Level 1


General House Functions

Complete all of this section:

a. Demonstrate how to use a washing machine.
b. Demonstrate how to use a dishwasher or demonstrate how to clean pots and pans in the sink.
c. Demonstrate how to use a vacuum cleaner.

Complete three of the following four units:

1. Carpentry
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools that you have used.
b. Repair or make an item, e.g. a wooden toy, jigsaw, rack or letter holder.

2. Metalwork
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a ballpein hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tin snips, hand drill or file.
b. Repair or make an item such as a small scoop, dustpan or tin box.

3. Gardens and Lawns
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a rake, spade, fork, small hand tools, watering can, wheelbarrow and hose.
b. Prepare an area for a garden bed with the removal or relocation of soil and rocks and the appropriate use of garden tools.

4. Household
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as scissors, knives, sewing needles, or pins and thimbles.
b. Repair or make hand sewn items to include two of the following skills - re-sewing of a button, stitching a seam, darning a small hole in knitwear or hemming the edge of a garment or napkin.





Level 2


General House Functions

Complete all of this section:

a. Demonstrate the procedures for turning off the household electricity, water and gas.
b. Explain the causes of a leaking tap or pipe and explain how it can be repaired. Show the examiner how to unblock a sink or water basin drain.
c. Iron an article of clothing.

Complete three of the following four units:

1. Carpentry
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a claw hammer, saw, bench vice, screwdriver, hand drill, wood plane, clamp, glue gun, sandpaper, filler and paint brushes for acrylic and turpentine base paints.
b. Repair and paint a wooden article or a vertical surface such as a stool, chair, large toy, door or wall.

2. Metalwork
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a ballpein hammer, screwdriver, pliers, tin snips, hand drill, file, pop riveter, hacksaw, tube or box spanner, or a soldering iron.
b. Repair or make an item using sheet metal with solder or pop rivets.

3. Gardens and Lawns
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as a rake, spade, fork, hoe, shovel, small hand tools, wheelbarrow, edge trimmer, secateurs, pruning saw, watering can, hose and a petrol or hand driven lawn mower.
b. Repair or make garden plant supports and demonstrate lawn mowing and pruning of overgrown shrubs.

4. Household
a. Demonstrate the safe use, cleaning and on-going care of tools such as scissors, knives, sewing needles, or pins, thimbles, cooking knives, sewing machine or cleaning materials.
b. Repair or make an article using a sewing machine.





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Handy Worker Level 1

Handy Worker Level 2