Traditional Stone Wall Construction Skills 4N3131 Training Course

Course Title:

Traditional Stone Wall Construction Skills 4N3131

Description:
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to build a range of traditional stone walls from plans working under supervision
Duration:
10 days
Maximum number of people:
10
Price:
€400

Candidate Criteria

Eligibility: Please note candidates must have a proficient level of literacy and numeracy

Course Content

Learners will be able to:
1 Outline the main types of traditional stonewall construction to
include common features and terminology used
2 Identify stone the three main categories of stone used in
traditional stonewall construction to include the advantages for
each
3 Read plans for traditional stonewall construction to include
interpreting measurements and terminology
4 Set up profiles for the excavation and building of a stone
foundation, to include explain why stone projects past the wall
width and why larger stones are used
5 Carry-out a field study on an existing wall or building recording
such information as the time wall was constructed, the type of
wall, the type of stone etc
6 Set out using profiles and build a dry stone wall to given
dimensions and specifications
7 Select stone that is suitable for building walls
8 Prepare stone to include cutting and dressing rubble stone
leaving it ready for wall construction
9 Use a given plan to construct and erect profiles, set out and build
a coursed mortared rubble wall to include building an suitable
coping of stone over the length of the wall
10 Use a given plan and instructions to construct and erect profiles,
set out and build a mortared random rubble uncoursed wall to
include a suitable coping of stone to the tope and length of the
wall
11 Carry out stonewall construction under supervision and in
accordance with appropriate health and safety procedures.

Course Notes

Successful applicants will receive a QQI level 4 Certificate in Traditional Stone Wall Construction

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