Project Description

Overview
Duration: 1 Day
Delivery method: 50% classroom, 50% practical
Delivery language: English only
Price: £150 – £175/person (inc. VAT) – Please enquire below for a personalised quote

Don’t know your shim from your spirit level? Gain competency in installing masonry support angle systems to manufacturers’ specifications, as well as learning about a range of different types, structural tolerances, positioning, adjustment methods & much more.

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On the morning of this Masonry Support Angle Installation course, your Trainer will give a presentation covering why and where masonry support angles are used in a building, the different types we use on-site, selecting the correct one for the job requirements and the hazards associated with not complying with regulations surrounding masonry support angles.

In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by installing a masonry support angle system to manufacturers’ specifications with the correct positioning, alignment, drilling, fixing, torqueing, etc.

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Take a look below at the course structure and delivery method, as well as further information on how you’ll be assessed and what you’ll get when you pass this 1 day Masonry Support Angle Installation training course.

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There are no candidate pre-requisites to take this course. However, a basic knowledge of the reading drawings, the use of drills, fixings, torque wrenches, tape measures and spirit levels/laser levels would be beneficial.

  • An overview as to why masonry support is used in a building and the hazards and defects associated with non-compliance
  • Selecting the most appropriate masonry support by considering frame type, differential movement, type of cladding, masonry load and cavity width
  • Where to position a support angle and the different types available
  • Equipment, tools and components used when installing a masonry support angle system
  • Health and Safety considerations when installing a masonry support angle
  • Reading a masonry support drawing
  • Fit a masonry support angle using manufactures’ specification
  • Accommodating structural tolerances and limits of adjustment methods
  • Standards, regulations and best practice

See scope of training on the CITB website

  • 50% Classroom – Presentation given by Trainer with group discussion & pointed questions
  • 50% Practical – Fitting a masonry support angle system to a manufacturer’s specifications

For the successful completion of training, all learners must complete an end of course practical assessment, to be recorded by the Trainer, which measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria

Upon successful completion of training, learners will receive an ABC Assessment Centre training certificate, as well as accreditation from CITB for competency in Masonry Support Angle Installation

Recommended refresher training every 5 years

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