Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications

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

  1. Be able to install sub-bases to correct falls (1:40 – 1:60)
  2. Be able to mix mortars correctly to manufacturers specifications and guidelines
  3. Be able to lay stone paving correctly and safely to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines
  4. Be able to mark and cut stone paving correctly and safely to industry standards
  5. Be able to apply jointing methods safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  1. Introduction – Delegates understand the basic geology of natural stone
  2. Benefits of natural stone – Delegates understand the features and benefits of this products versus alternative products available e.g. concrete paving
  3. Manufacturing process – Delegates understand the quarrying and manufacturing process, inclusive of the common formats and what makes a quality product
  4. Common faults – Delegates understand the common faults associated with this product
  5. Sub-Bases – Delegates can install a sub-base correctly with longitudinal gradient 1:40 – 1:60
  6. Mortar base – Delegates can mix mortar, 4 sharp sand to 1 OPC, and lay a full bed correctly, ensuring industry standards are met
  7. Lay stone paving – Delegates can lay stone paving following instructions given, to industry standards
  8. Lay random pattern – Delegates can lay a random pattern to industry standards
  9. Cut natural stone paving by machine – Delegates can mark and cut stone paving safely to the correct sizes as per instruction
  10. Jointing – Delegates can joint stone paving using jointing compound to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines, maintaining joint widths
  11. Maintenance – Delegates understand the maintenance involved with the product, including aftercare tips

COURSE AVAILABILITY

  • Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th February 2019
  • Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March 2019
  • Tuesday 19th March and Wednesday 20th March 2019
  • Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd April 2019
  • Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th April 2019/li>
  • Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st May

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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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