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We've Launched a Brand New Video Resource!

We’re excited to announce that you can now train with Able Skills online. Our brand new, open access video resource is packed with tutorials that will walk you through over 50 key skills in plumbing, plastering and tiling.

Whether you’re an Able Skills student looking for a refresh on removing and replacing radiators, or an aspiring DIYer seeking expert tips on using tile adhesive, these 2-3 minute clips will help you get up to speed with everything from fitting a toilet flush, to second dry trowelling plaster.

Learn a new skill

This is a fantastic resource for anyone hoping to get some new, practical skills under their belt. Designed for beginners, our quick and easy-to-follow tutorials will take you through the basics of plumbing, plastering and tiling in no time, so you can become even handier around the home.

In each section you will find:

  • A simple video tutorial
  • A complete list of required equipment
  • A skill level
  • Full step-by-step picture instructions

Why not learn how to…

1. Hang a radiator

In 12 steps this 3 minute tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about hanging a radiator; from making your bracket line, to fitting your radiator with flexibility.

2. Wet trowel your plaster

After applying your dry coats, it’s time to give your plaster a nice smooth finish. This video will show you exactly how it’s done in a mere 2 minutes and 48 seconds.

3. Tile & measure up

Tiling can be a relatively straightforward job, as long as you get your measuring right. This 2 minute tutorial will teach you how to make a perfect job of your next tiling project.

Interested in learning even more about tiling, plastering or plumbing? Explore the rest of our video resources, or find out more about our range of training courses, designed for students at every level, from keen DIYers to skilled tradespeople.