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Installation of Clay Paving: Domestic Applications
Develop the necessary skills to install clay paving safely and correctly to specifications, tolerances and guidelines, as advised by the industry and manufacturers.
Classroom plus outdoor practical
What do you get?
City and Guilds certificate after passing the required assessment criteria
Who would this benefit?
Designed for everyone involved in the landscaping industry, from those installing products and designing landscapes, through to customer facing staff in the merchant world and even interested home owners.
- 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.
Introduction – Delegates understand the background of the product
Benefits of clay pavers – Delegates understand the features and benefits of clay pavers versus alternative products available e.g. concrete pavers
Manufacturing process – Delegates understand the quarrying and manufacturing process in full, inclusive of the common formats and what makes a quality product
Sub-Bases – Delegates can install a sub-base correctly with longitudinal gradient 1:60
Sand specifications – Delegates understand sand specifications, including their strengths and weaknesses for bedding and jointing
Construction of adequate edge restraints, bedding and haunching – Delegates can create a solid edge restraint to avoid movement after installation
Lay screed bedding course – Delegates can set out the area for clay pavers to industry standards, to the correct depth
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
Cut clay pavers with the use of machinery – Delegates can mark and cut clay pavers safely to specifications and tolerances given
Joint widths and alignment – Delegates can achieve joint width as per instruction given, to industry standards
Infill joints – Delegates can brush in kiln dried sand to manufacturers recommendations and guidelines, ensuring all joints are filled
Compact clay pavers – Delegates can operate a plate compacter safely, to specifications given
Maintenance – Delegates understand the maintenance involved with the product, including aftercare tips
The price of this course is £165.00 plus VAT.
Please visit the Talasey Training Academy Website for up to date information of available dates:
. If you do have any questions in regards to this course, you can email
or phone Talasey on 0330 353 0208.
Talasey Training Academy Distribution Centre Belton Road Sandtoft DN8 5SX England
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