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Paving

Course Information > Landscape Skills

COURSE OBJECTIVES
To enable course members to:

  • understand the range of materials
  • understand the range of uses for paving
  • understand the components for paved areas
  • interpret simple plans
  • install paving (pre-cast slabs or blocks) using safe practices


This is a fundamental course designed for any ground staff and all persons interested in practical paving. The basic preparations for surface finishes will have been made, so ideally the trainee will already have attended the course ‘Site Preparation and Basework’.
An LTG certificate of attendance is awarded upon completion of the course.


Duration One Day: 6 hours

Max: 1:8 Min: 1:4

Course Content
Introduction
Types of paving
Methods for laying paving
Setting out/patterns
Practical
Jointing/sand filling
Site clearance
Final session


Trainees wil be asked to bring
pens/pencils
lined writing paper

Venue
Warm well lit room with adequate tables and chairs. Covered work area and water supply. Washroom/toilet facilities.

Paviors, blocks, setts etc, and sand, ballast, cement.
Adequate hand tools/materials,
Paving Handouts from manufacturers



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