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

Become a pro at installing windposts! Learn about this critical element of masonry support, different post types & applications, how they help prevent structural damage and how to install them safely and effectively from drawings.

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This one-day Windpost Installation bricklayer training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to safely and effectively install a windpost onsite. You will learn about how they increase the stability of masonry panels, the different types of windpost used and where they are installed, before being observed fitting one into a masonry cavity by the end of the training session.

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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 one-day Windpost Installation training course.

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

  • Introduction to what windposts are and why they are used
  • Types of windpost and positioning and when to install
  • Reading a windpost support drawing
  • The tools, equipment and components used for installing a windpost
  • The installation process of installing a windpost
  • Health and Safety procedures
  • Standards & regulations

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  • 50% Classroom – Presentation given by Trainer with group discussion & pointed questions
  • 50% Practical – Installing a windpost to manufacturers’ specifications

For the successful completion of training, the Trainer must be satisfied that the candidate has achieved all of the learning outcomes and is able to demonstrate that they can safely and effectively install a windpost

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

Recommended refresher training every 5 years


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