Duration: 1 Day
Delivery method: 50% classroom, 50% practical
Delivery language: English only
Price: Please enquire for a personalised quote below – CITB grant applicable

Your fast-track to a complete knowledge of damp-proof courses, moisture prevention and how to install site-formed & prefabricated cloak systems; including A1 and A2-s1,d0 non-combustible cavity trays where specified. Take this course and make sure your skills and knowledge of DPCs are watertight!

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On the morning of this Specialist DPC Cloak Systems course, you’ll start by being given an overview of damp-proof courses, how they prevent moisture entering a building if installed adequately and the defects associated with not doing so. You’ll then learn how a specialist DPC cloak system differs from general site-formed DPC, plus setting out methods for the various types, and which tools you’ll need to carry out the job of installing a specialist cloak system to manufacturers’ specifications.

In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to put your knowledge of damp-proof courses into practice by installing a cloak system using prefabricated cavity trays.

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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 Specialist DPC Cloak Systems training course.

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There are no candidate pre-requisites to take this course. However, a basic knowledge of damp proof courses and bricklaying terminology, tools and techniques would be beneficial.

  • Overview of what a damp proof course is and how it prevents moisture from penetrating the building.
  • The defects associated with non-compliance
  • To understand what a specialist cloak system is
  • To understand where specialist cloak system is used and why
  • How to set out a specialist cloak system
  • What tools are used to set out and install a specialist cloak system and the associated health and safety procedures
  • How to install a specialist cloak system to manufacturers’ specifications

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  • 50% Classroom – Presentation given by Trainer with group discussion & pointed questions
  • 50% Practical – Fitting a specialist DPC cloak system to manufacturers’ specifications

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 Specialist Damp Proof Course Cloak Systems

Non-mandatory refresher training every 5 years

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