CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry.
Minimum 5 days of 6 learning hours per day
This training module, ‘Advanced techniques for working with lime in buildings’ is intended to provide the trainee with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with lime products in traditional buildings including fibrous work, repairing, maintaining and moulding to existing fabric.
The scope of this standard covers:
Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational groups:
There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard.
As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that in relation to this standard they have:
Delivery may be in an on or off the job environment.
All materials and equipment should be of suitable quality and quantity for candidates to achieve learning outcomes and must comply with relevant legislation.
The class size and candidate/instructor ratio must allow training to be delivered in a safe manner and enable candidates to achieve the learning outcomes.
The following delivery methods may/may not be used in the delivery of this standard:
This standard is considered to contain 51 per cent or more practical learning.
This standard is considered to be set at an advanced level.
For the successful completion of training, candidates must complete an end of course knowledge test that measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria.
Quality assurance against this standard will require initial approval of the training organisation and their content mapped to the standard.
CITB will also conduct an approval intervention, either desk-based or centre visit, to ensure the training organisation can meet the requirements of the training standard.
Approved training organisations (ATOs) will be required to present information on records of training and assessment upon request to CITB for desk based analysis. They will also be visited annually by the CITB quality assurance team.
There are no mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment requirements for this standard.
Either on request or in 3 year(s) from approval date.
The candidate will be able to:
P Swallow, R Dallas, S Jackson and D Watt (2004) Measurement and Recording of Historic Buildings London: Donhead
R Chudley (1996) Building Construction Handbook London: Laxtons
R D Pickard (1996) Conservation in the Built Environment Harlow Essex: Longman
John and Nicola Ashurst (1990) Practical Building Conservation Vol 1,3 Aldershot: Gower Technical Press