Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications

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

  1. Be able to install sub-bases and edge restraints correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines.
  2. Be able to lay clay pavers safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines.
  3. Be able to mark and cut clay pavers safely and correctly to industry standards.
  4. Be able to apply jointing methods (flexible and rigid) safely and correctly to industry standards and manufacturers guidelines.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  1. Introduction – Delegates understand the background of the product
  2. Benefits of clay pavers – Delegates understand the features and benefits of clay pavers versus alternative products available e.g. concrete pavers
  3. Manufacturing process – Delegates understand the quarrying and manufacturing process in full, inclusive of the common formats and what makes a quality product
  4. Sub-Bases – Delegates can install a sub-base correctly with longitudinal gradient 1:60
  5. Sand specifications – Delegates understand sand specifications, including their strengths and weaknesses for bedding and jointing
  6. Construction of adequate edge restraints, bedding and haunching – Delegates can create a solid edge restraint to avoid movement after installation
  7. Lay screed bedding course – Delegates can set out the area for clay pavers to industry standards, to the correct depth
  8. Lay clay pavers – Delegates can recognise common patterns and can demonstrate how to install clay pavers in different patterns that are true to industry standards
  9. Cut clay pavers with the use of machinery – Delegates can mark and cut clay pavers safely to specifications and tolerances given
  10. Joint widths and alignment – Delegates can achieve joint width as per instruction given, to industry standards
  11. Infill joints – Delegates can brush in kiln dried sand to manufacturers recommendations and guidelines, ensuring all joints are filled
  12. Compact clay pavers – Delegates can operate a plate compacter safely, to specifications given
  13. Maintenance – Delegates understand the maintenance involved with the product, including aftercare tips

COURSE AVAILABILITY

Friday August 02, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday August 16, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday August 30, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday September 13, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday September 27, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday October 11, 2019
All day Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
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1 day course: £165 plus VAT

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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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