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

Tuesday July 23, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday July 24, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday August 06, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday August 07, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday August 20, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday August 21, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday September 03, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday September 04, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday September 17, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday September 18, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday October 01, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday October 02, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Tuesday October 15, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
Wednesday October 16, 2019
All day Installation of stone paving materials for domestic applications
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2 day course: £300 plus VAT

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