This three day training course is aimed at developing the knowledge of heritage trades amongst people who are working in the construction industry to extend their understanding of stone conservation techniques and materials.
The program is part of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Heritage Trades Program, and offers participants subsidised fees if current CITB number is held.
Led by Keith McAllister of Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT), the training will provide participants with the following theoretical and hands-on experience.
* Lime Mortar Technology
* Repointing Techniques
* Stone Construction
Pondanna outstation (Chaff Building), remote outback of the beautiful Gawler Ranges National Park.
Travel (4WD Only)
We ask that all participants travel on Monday 19th April, to attend the meet and greet. A BBQ will be provided on arrival.
Departing Friday 23rd April after breakfast.
The cost of training will be:
Camping only on the Pondanna outstation grounds. You will be encouraged to bring along swags or camper vehicles.
Hot showers and power will be available.
All catering will be provided by Chef Gary Farmer who started his career in Europe, where he worked alongside top chefs and mastered culinary skills of the highest level. He is currently Senior Chef at the Intercontinental Hotel, Adelaide.
This is a great opportunity for construction workers (up-skill), apprentices and heritage professionals.
Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion in Heritage Trades.
For expressions of interest and further information, please contact Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT) during business hours on 0403 705 602, or Mark Gosden at CITB on 8172 9500.
Places for this course are limited.