- Skills Training
- H8WT 45 - Prepare and mix traditional lime mortars
SQA National Units H8WT 45 - Part of Professional Development Award (PDA) in Repair and Maintenance of Traditional Masonry (0.5 Credits)
This unit is about understanding the selection, measuring and mixing of a range of traditional lime mortars for the repair of traditional buildings and structures.
This unit is suitable for those:
✔️ With no or limited experience in the construction and heritage industries who wish to gain knowledge and understanding of the preparation of traditional lime mortars
✔️ Semi-skilled site workers with some experience of ‘wet’ trowel trades.
The practical experience and underpinning knowledge required for this assessment is taught on our 2 day training course C1 Making and using traditional mortars Contractor Level 1.
The assessment will consist of 1 day face-to-face training of Preparing and mixing traditional lime mortars plus your commitment of up to one day for self study before you sit the assessment.
On completion of this unit you will:
✔️ be able to understand lime terminology, techniques and practices
✔️ prepare and mix a range of lime mortars accurately.
You will be assessed through completion of ‘closed-book’ multiple choice questions and in the production of a written and illustrated workplan on an example historic building or structure.
Upon successful completion, you will gain SCQF Level 6 – Equivalent to Higher
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11th October 2022 - 8th February 2023
31st August 2021 - 9th September 2021