City & Guilds 0771 Hand lay up and repair techniques.
City & Guilds
About the course:
Description: An intense five day course designed for delegates wishing to understand and learn how to lay-up fibreglass laminates and understand the processes involved. This is a practical course throughout and is also a full City & Guilds qualification.
Who Should Attend: The course is designed for all personnel, including those with little previous experience of GRP hand lay-up procedure, who require the practical ability and technical skills of the GRP lay-up process and various repair techniques.
Comments from previous delegates include
"Excellent instruction and workshop facilities, enjoyed the practical" Jason Feb 2012
" This course was excellent along with the tutor who was both professional and knowledgeable" Derek Feb 2012
“Very good course, would come back. Tutor knows his stuff and is a good tutor” Ben July 2012
“ Tutors knowledge and teaching style is second to none and a lovely guy- great facilities” Olly July 2012
1. To develop safe working practices in storing, handling, dispensing and use of hazardous s chemicals in accordance with the current statutory regulations.
2. To identify and formulate the ingredients of the resin system to manufacturers’ specifications and requirements.
3. To select various glass fibre reinforcement materials and calculate resin to fibre ratios.
4. To apply resins and glass fibres to produce mouldings to the stated specifications and relevant standards.
5. To undertake various repair techniques to damaged GRP mouldings.
6. To identify and recognise various laminate defects.
7. To describe the methods of plug and mould making techniques and to state the limitations for plug and mould construction.
The course is suited for students that have a reasonable understanding of GRP processes who require to progress to having both practical and technical skills to a level whereby they can produce high quality laminates for the marine industry to Lloyds Standards.
This programme of study has a strong emphasis on the development of Hand Skills and subsequently has a practical content of approx 80% and 20% focussing on technical knowledge.
Delegates will require protective overalls and footwear. All other equipment will be provided by the college.
This programme will require delegates to complete a practical assessment and a multiple choice test to complete the City and Guilds qualification.
Many delegates have progressed into a GRP and composites workplace upon completion this programme. The course has an exceptionally high satisfaction rate and we have seen repeat business from many employers and recommendations from participants to friends and colleagues.
The Marine Skills Centre is at the forefront of making sure those employees, apprentices and future workers have the skills levels to compete in this highly-competitive global industry.
With 1,000 sq.m at the centre itself and thousands more across two further sites in Southampton, the centre’s specialist range of bespoke training solutions and facilities is unequaled in the region and plays a key role in the development of the UK’s marine industry.
Committed to meeting the present and future training needs of the industry, continual investment has ensured that the Marine Skills Centre resource is at the forefront of the industry with more than £36m being spent on the redevelopment programme, equipment and facilities since 2009.
Training covers skills from across the industry from boat building to marine engineering, marine design to composites skills and computer studies, book keeping and leadership and management, meaning a wide range of businesses can send their employees to be up-skilled, apprentices can be given expert tuition and support with progression to university and those entering the marine industry learn with the best equipment and facilities available and from the best teachers. The centre works closely with marine companies across the south when developing training to ensure it is at the cutting edge of the industry and providing employers with the relevant training required for their employees’ skills to be ahead with the quickening pace of technological change.
Applications can be made through the college website http://www.southampton-city.ac.uk/Adult/course_view.asp?id=1845&area=adult or email email@example.com. Alternately call the Marine Skills Centre on 02380 434005