City & Guilds Accredited Courses

Basic site setting out and preparation for domestic landscaping projects TTA/SO/18

Duration 1 Day

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates the confidence and competence to set out and prepare domestic sites prior to landscaping installations.

Aim

  • Gain basic knowledge and develop the necessary skills to set out landscaping features correctly, using boning rods, spirit level and laser levels.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to excavate safely and correctly to industry standards
  • Be able to lead in and compact sub-bases according to industry specifications, tolerances and guidelines
  • Be able to set levels and falls to industry specifications, tolerances and guidelines

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Installation of porcelain paving materials for domestic applications TTA/PP/18

Duration 1 Day

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the properties of porcelain as a domestic landscaping material and the confidence and competence to successfully install porcelain paving in domestic settings.

Aim

  • Develop the necessary skills to install porcelain paving safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to install sub-bases to correct falls (1:60)
  • Be able to mix mortars correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  • Be able to apply bonding slurry safely and correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  • Be able to lay porcelain paving safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  • Be able to mark and cut porcelain paving safely and correctly to industry standards
  • Be able to apply jointing methods safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

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Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications TTA/SP/18

Duration 2 Days

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the properties of natural stone as a domestic landscaping material and the confidence and competence to successfully install natural stone paving in domestic settings.

Aim

  • Develop the necessary skills to install stone paving safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to install sub-bases to correct falls (1:40 - 1:60)
  • Be able to mix mortars correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  • Be able to lay stone paving correctly and safely to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  • Be able to mark and cut stone paving correctly and safely to industry standards
  • Be able to apply jointing methods safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

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Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications TTA/CP/18

Duration 1 Day

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the properties of clay pavers as a domestic landscaping material and the confidence and competence to successfully install clay paving in domestic settings.

Aim

  • Develop the necessary skills to install clay paving safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to install sub-bases and edge restraints correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  • Be able to lay clay pavers safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  • Be able to mark and cut clay pavers safely and correctly to industry standards
  • Be able to apply jointing methods (flexible and rigid) safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

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Installation of artificial grass for domestic applications TTA/AG/18

Duration 1 Day

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the properties of artificial grass as a domestic landscaping material and the confidence and competence to successfully install artificial grass in domestic settings.

Aim

  • Develop the necessary skills to install artificial grass safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to install grass sub-bases safely and correctly to industry standards
  • Be able to install artificial grass safely and correctly to manufacturers standards

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Installation of resin bound aggregate systems for domestic applications TTA/RB/18

Duration 1 Day

Course Description This course is designed to give delegates an understanding of the properties of resin bound aggregate systems as a domestic landscaping material and the confidence and competence to successfully install resin bound aggregate systems in domestic settings.

Aim

  • Develop the necessary skills to install resin safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.

Learning outcomes
  • Be able to mix resin bound aggregates safely and correctly, following manufacturers guidelines
  • Be able to install resin bound surfaces safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

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