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Adult Training Courses

Instant Training offers weekend courses in Bricklaying, Plastering, Tiling and Woodworking. The courses are available for people with an interest in any of these areas, ranging from the DIY enthusiast to the individual who wishes to work towards a career in construction in the future. No previous experience is needed to access any of these courses.

Each course will be run over two consecutive weekends (a total of four days).

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Bricklaying Course

The overall aim of the course is to give you a basic knowledge and understanding of Bricklaying. The course includes:

  • Basic health and safety/personal protective equipment
  • Tool recognition and correct use
  • Knowledge of materials used within Bricklaying
  • Different types of Bricklaying bonds
  • Terminology used in Bricklaying
  • How to set out a building line
  • How to make sure a wall is straight
  • Construct a basic pyramid wall
  • How to point a wall
  • Construct a wall with a corner
  • Construct a chimney stack

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Plastering Course

The overall aim of the course is to give you a basic knowledge and understanding of Plastering. The course includes:

  • Basic health and safety/personal protective equipment
  • Tool recognition and correct use
  • Knowledge of materials used within plastering
  • Mixing plaster and materials
  • How to apply adhesives to surfaces
  • Different techniques of skimming a wall
  • Skimming ceilings
  • Repairing a patch in a plastered wall
  • Cut and fixing angle beads around doors and windows
  • How to get a smooth finish ready for decorating

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Tiling Course

The overall aim of the course is to give you a basic knowledge and understanding of Tiling. The course includes:

  • Basic health and safety/personal protective equipment
  • Tool recognition and their correct use
  • Knowledge of materials used within tiling
  • Setting out your Tiling work
  • How to use different adhesives on different surfaces
  • Various methods of cutting tiles (e.g. wet tile cutters, dry tiles cutters, tile scribes, snips and saws).
  • How to cut around windows and reveals
  • How to tile uneven surfaces
  • How to tile angled ceilings, around sockets, around boxed in pipes and splash backs.
  • Knowledge of methods of Tiling borders and patterns

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Woodworking Course

The overall aim of the course is to give you a basic knowledge and understanding of Woodworking and Joinery. The course includes:

  • Basic health and safety/personal protective equipment
  • Tool recognition and correct use
  • Basic knowledge of materials used within woodworking
  • How to construct basic joints
  • How to fit skirting boards and architraves
  • How to hang a door
  • How to fit a lock
  • How to use a router and a lathe

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The above courses are all very practical and you will be involved in all tasks from the start. Therefore you must wear steel toe cap boots and we recommend that you wear old clothes. Instant Training will provide all tools and materials needed for each course on offer.

All tutors are approachable time served tradesmen, who have extensive knowledge of all aspects of their trade and teaching.

On request, we can offer a discount on tools of the trade.

The four day courses will run from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. over two consecutive weekends at a cost of £380.00 per person.

After successfully taking part in one of the above courses you will receive a certificate from Instant Training outlining what you have achieved.

For further information please contact Steve Hanway on
01744 26677
, or alternatively complete the form on the
Contact Us
page.



 
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