Product Description

Clay Block Paving Course

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

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 June 07, 2019
All day  Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday June 21, 2019
All day  Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday July 05, 2019
All day  Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
Friday July 19, 2019
All day  Installation of clay paving materials for domestic applications
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