Get Handy – Beginners DIY and Home Repairs Saturday 18th June 2022


Do you want to jump on tools, but have no idea how to use them?

This one day workshop is packed full of knowledge to get you started and will get you underway with your own D.I.Y projects. This Workshop is all Hands On and will give you the Confidence to get started with hand and Power Tools.

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This workshop is hands down a must for anyone wanting to start working with hand and power tools.

All workshops are run by Trainer Penny Petridis  Founder/Manager of Female Tradie

“Having the skills to fix and build things, brings great power and ohh, so much much Joy. I get so excited to run these workshops, as I know, how life changing getting handy is. With 30 yrs experience in Trades & Construction, I have so much I want to teach and share with you. Hope you can join me on these dates and looking forward to seeing you there” PP

All Training is hands on. We believe there is no better way of learning, then to get amongst it and have a go in a safe environment.

This one Day Workshop is a Pre-requisite for all our Courses enabling the best Specialised Training.


You’ll learn about

  • The common toolbox tools and How to use them
  • Different Tyoes of Screws and Fixings and their use
  • Drills & Drill Bits
  • Different Types of Structural Timbers
  • 3 common Hardwoods
  • The most common power tools the power Drill and Impact Driver and How to use them
  • You will learn how to Draw up your project currectly
  • Fixings on walls

Get Hands On

  • Measure & Cut all material needed for your project
  • Construct a Small woodworking project to give you the hands on practise with the tools
  • Fix to Timber , Plasterboard ( Gyprock ) and Masonry Walls

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • You will have the knowledge to use your hand tools correctly
  • Understand and us your power drill and impact driver confidently
  • Knowledge of different fixings
  • Pilot holes & Countersinking
  • Hang your shelves or pictures
  • Fix anything to any type of wall


  • Where are the workshops and where do we meet ?  10 Carrington Rd, Marrickville meet out front BUILDING A ( there is a female Tradie sign)
  • What time do the workshops start ?  meet at front of Building A @ 8.50am
  • What do I need to bring? – All Tools and Materials will be provided for all workshops unless of course you would like to bring yours.
  • Where are the workshops run? – Training is run from our Base Workshop in Marrickville.
  • Do you feed us? – We Offer Coffee/Tea and snack and a piece of our much loved traditional Greek Spinach and Fetta Pie. Feel free to bring your own lunch. Also Bring your water bottle
  • What do I wear ? –  Wear light and comfortable clothing. Although steel caps shoes not A PRIORITY. Wear good protective shoes. BE SMART
  • Who is this workshop for? – This workshop teaches you some important life skills and We ENCOURAGE all genders to Join us. We do not discriminate Gender, Race or Sexuality. Everyone is welcome and it is our upmost priority that we provide a safe space for everyone.
  • Transport – There is plenty of off street parking. Tempe and Marrickville Train Stations are both within a 10 minute walk.


Please feel free to email me on info@femaletradie.com.au if you have any questions.

Cant wait to get you all Handy… Looking forward to meeting you all.

Penny 😎.


Event Details

'Get Handy' Workshops & Events are held at our intimate and hands on Marrickville Workshop

10 Carrington Rd , Marrickville NSW 2204 Building A

There is a sign out front

Please Wait out front until I come and get you @ 8.45am SHARP

Practise social distancing until we can run our rapid antigen testing


Date: 18/06/2022

Start time: 08:45 AEST

End time: 14:30 AEST

Venue: 10 Carrington Road, Marrickville

Phone: 0404 133 424

Email: info@gethandyworkshops.com.au