Leadwork demonstration

Traditional Building Skills Courses for Local Contractors

Stirling City Heritage Trust is offering places to local contractors looking to develop their traditional building skills working with lead and lime. There are two LTSA-approved short courses at Forth Valley College in Falkirk on working with Lead and one SQA approved line working course at the Scottish Lime Centre Trust.

Lead Training Courses

16-18 January and 30 Jan -1 February 2019, Forth Valley College, Falkirk

Course 1: Leadwork Bossing and Forming 3 days total – Wed 16th, Thurs 17th, Fri 18th January 2019

Including: Front Apron, Chute Outlet, Back Gutter, Internal / External corners, Undercloak to roll and Drip Edge

Course 2: Lead Welding 3 days total – Wed 30th Jan, Thurs 31st & Friday 1st Feb 2019

Including: Butt Weld, Lap Weld, Cover Patch, Fillet Weld, Incline, Lead slate, Front Apron, Back Gutter Saddle.  

Mortar & Masonry Training

18 – 22 February 2019, Scottish Lime Centre Trust

This intensive week of training and assessment will combine the courses ‘C1 Making and Using Traditional Mortars’ and ‘C2 Traditional Masonry Repair’ with continual assessment to allow you to gain SQA National Units 1, 2 & 3 in Conservation Masonry within five intensive days.

For eligibility and further details on how to apply visit the Stirling City Heritage Trust Website


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