Main Information

SLCT Trainers
Charlestown Workshops
Start Time
10 a.m.
End Time
3 p.m.
£110.00 + VAT
(£132.00 incl VAT)

Technical Details

Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)
Requires C1 & C2?
Technical Level
Practical Level


This course provides the perfect starting point if you are considering undertaking some simple repairs yourself or will enable you to speak your builder’s language and be confident that you are being given the correct advice.

The course will outline the maintenance that traditional buildings require and attendees will gain an understanding of traditional building techniques and the correct materials to use when undertaking repairs.

This is also an excellent opportunity to speak to the SLCT’s expert tutors about your project; attendee’s are welcome to bring along photos and mortar samples for some specific advice.

Topics covered

  • Introduction to Traditional Buildings
  • Damp – problems and solutions
  • Masonry repairs
  • Roofs and general maintenance
  • Sash and Case Windows
  • Timber decay & repair
  • Harls and Renders
  • Limewash and traditional paint

Course Suitabily

This course is a must for anyone who owns or is responsible for a traditional building. Also suitable for homeowners

We are always happy to help learners choose the right course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss which course is suitable for you.

Starting on: May 20, 2022 - Book

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