ABC Training

Heritage Trades Program – Spring Gully Cottage, Clare.

This five day training course is aimed at understanding the removal of lead base and acrylic paints from masonry, including the application of environmentally friendly products and removal of paints using the latest steam low pressure cleaning technology. The program also delivers masonry replacement (undersetting) and repointing (lime mortars).

This five day training course is aimed at understanding the removal of lead base and acrylic paints from masonry, including the application of environmentally friendly products and removal of paints using the latest steam low pressure cleaning technology.
The program also delivers masonry replacement (undersetting) and repointing (lime mortars).

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.

Training
Led by Keith McAllister of Applied Building Conservation Training (ABCT), the training will provide participants with the following theoretical and hands-on experience.

  • Lead Paint Removal
  • Low Pressure Steam Cleaning
  • Masonry Replacement (undersetting)
  • Repointing (lime mortar technology)

The first day ABCT will deliver a lead paint and asbestos awareness course, this short course includes –

  • Understanding lead and asbestos hazards
  • Lead paint testing
  • Identifying asbestos
  • Lead paint abatement procedures
  • Lead paint and asbestos encapsulation
  • AUS/NZ Guide to hazardous paint management
  • Safety requirements

Location
Spring Gully Cottage (DEW Offices)
155 Main North Road, Clare SA 5453

The cost of training will be:
CITB Members—$300
Non-CITB Members—$1,500

Accommodation
Overnight accommodation will be provided by the Department of Environment & Water (DEW).
You will need to provide your own transport to Clare and be available for the full five days of training.

Catering
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.

Certification of Completion
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 and a certificate of attendance for Lead Paint Removal endorsed by the CITB, Department for Environment and Water (DEW) and ABC Training.
For expressions of interest and further information, please contact Applied Building Conservation Training(ABCT) during business hours on 0403 705 602, or CITB on 8172 9500.
Places for this course are limited.

 

Your teacher

  • Keith McAllister

    Trainer/ Assessor

    Keith McAllister has over 30 years of experience in stone conservation and restoration. He has demonstrated a commitment to the restoration and conservation of historic and ecclesiastical buildings in the UK, Europe and Australia, focusing on efficient and professional service. He has provided advice and assistance to government and professional organisations on conservation procedures and methods.