Timber frame repair using flexible epoxy resin


Standard details
The aim of this course is to promote the advantages for sustainable timber restoration and maintenance. How to identify and rectify decayed and damaged timber.

CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry. 

Duration

Minimum 1 days of 6 learning hours

Purpose / Scope

The aim of this course is to promote the advantages for sustainable timber restoration and maintenance. How to identify and rectify decayed and damaged timber.

The scope covers:

  • Epoxy resin characteristics and uses
  • Causes of decay
  • Why repair: the benefits of conservation
  • Traditional repairs

Occupational relevance

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

  • operative and craft
  • supervision

Candidate pre-requisites

There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard. However, a basic knowledge of surface preparation 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:

  • classroom
  • workshop

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 4 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:

  • adopt safe and healthy work practices, procedures and skills relating to the method/area of work
  • prepare and demonstrate specialised tools and equipment
  • flexible epoxy resin application
  • the benefits of conservation as opposed to complete strip out

Additional information about this standard

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