Traditional Construction

The course consists of the following eleven units:

  1. Timbering Trenches
  2. Types of Foundations
  3. Brickwork
  4. Cavity Wall Construction
  5. Stonemasonry
  6. Arches, Lintels and Centering
  7. Floors
  8. Roofs
  9. Doors & Windows
  10. Finishings / Partitions
  11. Services – Cold Water Supply

Entry Requirements:

Assignments: All assessments are based on work submitted i.e. continual assessment. Assessment is based on students submitting their work for comments and grading. The test questions for each lesson should be answered in full and sent together monthly with a completed work submission sheet.

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements:  Learners are recommended to have a mentor to assist with their studies. Support with submitting written assignments.

Tutor Support: No (but questions answered if prison staff asks)

What’s Next? Sustainable Construction course (The Premier School of Building)

Find Out More: From the Premier School of Building here


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