The paving and slabbing course will enable you to design and lay out a patio area. It is designed to help you identify appropriate materials and equipment to use on both flexible and rigid surface areas. The course is usually delivered hands-on and will require onsite participation in order to take full benefit from the comprehensive training.
Most learning providers will provide tools and materials but you will be required to wear suitable clothing and protective footwear (preferably steel toed), which is compulsory.
Who is the paving & slabbing course aimed at?
The paving and slabbing course is ideal for people who are working on their garden patio or other paving projects or for those preparing themselves for employment in the build trade industry and would like to offer this skill as part of their consultancy.
The paving and slabbing course is described below:
Paving & slabbing course content
- Paving techniques
- Principles of paving construction
- Cutting and shaping slabs
- Decorative elements: diamond, curved and angle patterns
- Outlining with brick pavers
- Preparing the work base
- Calculating centre lines
- Mixing techniques
- Pointing finishes
After completing the paving & slabbing course
Consider undertaking bricklaying DIY or go for higher qualifications and enrol in the bricklaying level 3 course for an entire programme.
Available bricklaying courses
- Bricklaying DIY
- Bricklaying Advanced
- Bricklaying Level 2
- Bricklaying Level 3
Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto bricklaying courses available with leading fitness course providers.