Repair and maintenance of traditional pre-1919 buildings


Overview
This standard enables learners to select materials, components and equipment and prepare surfaces to receive decorative or protective paint systems by brush or roller on conservation or restoration projects

CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry. 

Duration

Minimum 2 days of 6 learning hours per day

Purpose / Scope

This standard is about how to select materials, components and equipment and prepare surfaces to receive decorative or protective paint systems by brush or roller on conservation or restoration projects

The scope covers:

  • preparation of existing painted surfaces and/or new surfaces ready for paint application
  • application of paint to broad areas by brush or roller
  • cutting-in around edges
  • conserve previously painted interiors to given working instructions, relating to the following
  • application of paint to broad areas by appropriate methods to match the existing colour and finish
  • removal and replacement of fittings

Occupational relevance

Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational groups:

  • operative and craft
  • supervision
  • management and leadership

Candidate pre-requisites

There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard. However, a basic knowledge of painting and decorating terminology and techniques would be beneficial.

Instruction / supervision

As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that in relation to this standard they have:

  • a train the trainer or instructional techniques course certificate
  • successfully completed training to this standard
  • at least 2 years relevant industrial experience
  • a verifiable CV

Delivery

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:

  • a blend of classroom and workshop/on site

This standard is considered to contain 51 per cent or more practical learning.

Assessment

For the successful completion of training, the trainer must be satisfied that the candidate has achieved all of the learning outcomes.

Quality assurance

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.

Renewal / refresher

Non mandatory refresher every 3 years

Approval date

TBC

Review cycle

Either on request or in 3 year(s) from approval date.

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to:

  • prepare and restore painted doors, windows, timber mouldings, walls, ceilings and metal work (to replicate the finish and style of the original)
  • apply paint by brush and roller, including lead paints, soft/oil-bound distemper, flat oil, emulsion and lime wash
  • recognise sensitive areas and maintain heritage and archaeological integrity
  • safely store salvageable fabric, materials and structural components