Lead & Hard Metals Roofing Training Group

Lead & Hard Metals Roofing Training Group

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City & Guilds 6055 Leadworkers Certificate

The City & Guilds qualification has been designed for those who want to build on the basic skills they have acquired and progress on to more detailed leadwork.

 

As a nationally recognised qualification City and Guilds provides proof that you have achieved a high degree of competency in your craft. The Leadworker Certificate course consists of four modules and is approximately 35 days in duration, which you can complete with a combination of 35-day release weekdays and/or Saturday sessions.

 

The LSA will work with you to put in place a flexible training programme that fits around your work commitments.

 

The four main modules include flashing details; weatherings; flat & pitched roofs; and cladding & dormers.

 

A further module is available in decorative leadwork & castings which leads to an Advanced Certificate and requires another 15 days attendance.

 

City & Guilds 6055 Leadworkers Certificate Modules 1 - 4

Aims

 

This traditional lead workers course has been designed for those who want to acquire the skills for working lead sheet and the knowledge of the design, repair and maintenance of lead work used in roofing, cladding and weathering applications.

 

The course is broken down into four separate modules allowing students flexibility in the pattern of attendance at the training centre. Therefore the time required to complete the course may vary according to the ability and experience of the students.

 

The course will be mainly practical with related technology integrated with lectures covering design repair, maintenance, fire prevention, and ventilation details for roof structures.

 

Who should attend?

This would be your next step from the basic bossing & welding course.

 

While there are no special entry requirements this course would be useful for roofing and general building contractors who want to become more skilled in the prefabrication and installation of typical lead flashing details.

 

Benefits

You or your staff will gain skills and knowledge of lead welding and bossing techniques and how to form lead sheet to a wide range of roofing applications, there-by not only improving the quality of leadwork and productivity on site, but allowing you or your staff to obtain a Nationally recognised qualification.

 

Dates & Venue

Dates are flexible – please telephone 01622 872432 to confirm your preferred attendance date.

Courses are held at our purpose built Training Centre in East Peckham, Kent

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What should you bring?

Safety Boots, overalls or warehouse coat are all you need as the tools, materials, and lead sheet required for the course are included in the price.

Cost & duration

 

The four modules are broken down into blocks of five days:

Module 1 (five days)

Module 2 (ten days)

Module 3 (ten days)

Module 4 (ten days)

 

£575.00 per Five day blocks Monday/Friday or
£625.00 per Five blocks on Saturdays.

 

There will also be a registration fee for City & Guilds of £175.00 with manual or £155.00 without manual.

 

City & Guilds 6055 Leadworkers Certificate Module 5

 

Aims

The module 5 is seen as a natural progression from the module 1 to 4 and for those who want to learn additional leadwork techniques.

 

This part of the City & Guilds qualification provides the opportunity for more experienced Leadworkers to carry out more complex leadwork to spires cupolas and curved barrel vaulted structures. Sand casting techniques required for making rainwater heads and forming and fixing lead rainwater pipes typically used on historic and listed buildings.

Who should attend?

 

To attend this module you will have to be a holder of the City & Guilds 6055 Leadworkers Certificate, which include module 1 to 4.

 

Benefits

Obtaining this advanced qualification will have enhanced your skills and enable you to work with confidence on heritage projects and setting out decorative leadwork. It will also give you an understanding of the restrictions of working on heritage sites and buildings.

Dates & Venue

 

Dates are flexible – please telephone 01622 872432 to confirm your preferred attendance date.

Courses are held at our purpose built Training Centre in East Peckham, Kent.

 

What should you bring?

Safety Boots, overalls or warehouse coat are all you need as the tools, materials, and lead sheet required for the course are included in the price.

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