Construction short courses

The following courses are held in our dedicated construction workshops and run during term time. All materials are included in the cost of the course. Places are limited and booking will be on a first come, first served basis.

If you have any questions about these courses please email Carly.Cosby@reaseheath.ac.uk or telephone 01270 616487.

Weekend Introduction to Plastering

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 8th – 9th October 2022
  • 12th – 13th November 2022
  • 4th – 5th February 2023
  • 11th – 12th March 2023
  • 13th – 14th May 2023
  • 10th – 11th June 2023

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basic principles of plastering. At the end of the course, delegates should be competent in plaster boarding and skim finishing.

Petrol Cut off Saw Training and Certification

Dates:

  • 8th October 2022
  • 11th March 2023
  • 10th June 2023

Time: 9am – 4pm

Overview: The course will consist of a maximum of 6 delegates unless pre-agreement is gained from NOCN. The basic course will be delivered over a half day period and the additional modules will extend the total duration to a whole day. The training is a blend of theoretical and practical hands-on study. The theoretical elements are supplemented by the course video.

Delegates knowledge is assessed at the beginning of the course through an initial assessment paper and is formally tested at the end of the basic course through a practical observation and a multiple choice examination paper. The course is pass/fail. A qualification is gained by passing this course that appears on the back of your CSCS card.

Weekend Introduction to Wall Tiling

Dates:

  • 19th – 20th November 2022
  • 11th – 12th February 2023
  • 20th – 21st May 2023

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in learning the basic principles of wall tiling. The course will include setting out and laying a course of tiles, including adding a feature pattern. By the end of the course delegates should be competent in tiling a wall.

Weekend Introduction to Brickwork

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 4th – 5th February 2023
  • 13th – 14th May 2023

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop will cover brickwork for the garden including brick walls, planters, bases etc. however the content will be flexible. If there is something specific you would like to build (within reason) then please let us know before the start of the course.

Weekend Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery Household Tasks/Power Tools

Cost: £160

Dates:

  • 19th – 20th November 2022
  • 11th – 12th February 2023
  • 20th – 21st May 2023

Time: 10am – 3pm

Overview: This introductory two day workshop is for anyone interested in learning the safe use and handling of power tools to assist in household joinery tasks, such as replacing internal door handles and cutting/fitting skirting board and architrave.

If you are interested in booking any of these courses or have any further questions please email Carly.Cosby@reaseheath.ac.uk or telephone 01270 616487.