Installation of porcelain paving materials for domestic applications

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

  1. Be able to install sub-bases to correct falls (1:60)
  2. Be able to mix mortars correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  3. Be able to apply priming slurry safely and correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  4. Be able to lay porcelain paving safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  5. Be able to mark and cut porcelain paving safely and correctly to industry standards
  6. Be able to apply jointing methods safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  1. Introduction – Delegates understand the background of the product
  2. Benefits of porcelain – Delegates understand the features and benefits of this product versus alternative products available e.g. ceramic paving
  3. Manufacturing process – Delegates understand the manufacturing process in full, inclusive of what makes a quality product
  4. Sub-Bases – Delegates can install a sub-base correctly with longitudinal gradient 1:60
  5. Mortar base – Delegates can mix mortar, 4 sharp sand to 1 OPC, and lay a full bed correctly, to industry standards
  6. Priming slurry – Delegates can apply priming slurry to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  7. Laying porcelain paving – Delegates can lay porcelain paving, demonstrating correct alignment and levels as per instruction given, to industry standards
  8. Cutting – Delegates can demonstrate how to cut porcelain paving safely and correctly to industry standards
  9. Jointing – Delegates can demonstrate how to joint, maintaining correct joint widths, to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  10. Maintenance – Delegates understand the maintenance involved with the product, including aftercare tips

COURSE AVAILABILITY

  • Wednesday 20th February 2019
  • Monday 11th March 2019
  • Monday 25th March 2019
  • Monday 8th April 2019
  • Monday 22nd April 2019

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2018 Pricing frozen until February 2019

Standard 1 day course: £165 plus VAT
Standard 2 day course: £300 plus VAT

For full pricing information and details of group discounts please contact the Training Academy on 0330 353 0208 or email training@talasey.co.uk

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Joining instructions will be sent to you in advance of the training. You should wear clothes suitable for building work and protective footwear. Gloves and eye protection will be provided free of charge, on the day and as per the terms and conditions, all PPE must be worn during the practical elements of the course.

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