Duration: 0.5 Days
Delivery method: 100% classroom
Delivery language: English only
Price: Please enquire for a personalised quote below – CITB grant applicable

Master the muck! Learn about different mortar mixes & specifications, prescribed vs designed mortars, lime mortars, storage & much more by taking this fascinating half-day course.

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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 half-day Types and Uses of Mortar for Brick and Blockwork training course.

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  • An introduction to the general considerations when selecting mortar, including appearance, structural requirements, type of construction and position, exposure, compatibility
  • Specification
  • Prescribed mortars and designed mortars
  • Defects and hazards when mortar is not mixed correctly
  • Different joint profiles
  • Mortar components
  • Workability and performance
  • Mortar types
  • Mortar storage and delivery
  • How to follow manufactures’ instructions on proportions
  • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) and health & safety
  • Traditional lime mortars

See scope of training on the CITB website

100% Classroom – Presentation given by Trainer with group discussion & pointed questions

For the successful completion of training, the Trainer will be required to make a declaration of the learner’s contribution during the course and that they are confident the learner has understood the content of the course

Upon successful completion of training, learners will receive an ABC Assessment Centre training certificate, as well as accreditation from CITB for competency in Types and Uses of Mortars for Brick and Blockwork

No mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment is required for this course

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