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Basic Site Setting Out & Preparation: Domestic Projects
Gain basic knowledge and develop the necessary skills to set out landscaping features correctly, using boning rods, spirit levels and laser levels.
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 excavate safely and correctly to industry standards.
- Be able to lead in and compact sub-bases according to industry specifications, tolerances and guidelines.
- Be able to set levels and falls to industry specifications, tolerances and guidelines.
Tie a string correctly – Delegates can set a string line correctly to instructions given
Set out square 2×2 metres using 3.4.5 method – Delegates can demonstrate this with corners to 90 degrees
Set out a rectangle 1.2×5 metres – Delegates can demonstrate this with corners to 90 degrees
Set a circle radius 1 metre – Delegates can demonstrate this using a string line trammel to specifications given
Set a curve – Delegates can make a trammel to specifications given and set out a curve
Set levels – Delegates can set gradient 1.40 in a straight line using either wooden or metal pegs
Excavate to reduce levels – Delegates can excavate to correct depths as per industry standards
Use boning rods – Delegates can set levels correctly to specifications given, using boning rods
Use a spirit level – Delegates can set levels correctly to specifications given, using a straight edge and spirit level
Correctly operate laser levels – Delegates can set levels using a laser safely and correctly, as per specifications given
Lead in sub-base materials – Delegates can install a sub-base correctly with longitudinal gradient 1.80 and cross fall 1.40
Compact sub-base and laying course bed – Delegates can safely operate a plate compactor to specifications given
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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