EXTERNAL FINISHES / HARLING

june, 2015

2jun - 4All DayEXTERNAL FINISHES / HARLINGTRADITIONAL CONSTRUCTION SKILLS TRAINING

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Event Details

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This course is designed for those involved in construction and looking to develop traditional construction heritage skills.

COURSE CONTENT:
Wet Dash or Harling is the most common applied surface finish in Scotland. This 2 day course/activity will begin with an introduction to traditional Lime Harling and its great benefits for stone masonry buildings.

After a health and safety induction the day will proceed with practical workshops for the preparation of suitable backgrounds, mixing lime mortars for harling using a variety of lime binders and sands and then applying them by hand.

Candidates will understand the principles and will be able to select the correct tools to apply a small panel of harling by the end of the day. Protection and curing systems will be demonstrated

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
On successful completion of the course the participant will receive a College and Corn Exchange certificate in external finishes—harling. This module develops skills and underpinning knowledge that will act as a foundation for a National Progression Award (NPA) certificate.

DURATION: 2 days
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CANDIDATES: 10


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING PLEASE CONTACT:

ROD LUGG  | rlugg@melville.org.uk | Tel: 0131 654 4213
FIONA MAHER | fmaher@melville.org.uk | Tel: 0131 654 4212

Time

2 (Tuesday) - 4 (Thursday)

Location

Edinburgh College

Edinburgh Construction Skills Academy, Forthside, West Shore Rd, Edinburgh, EH5 1QD

Organizer

Rod Luggrlugg@melville.org.uk

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