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Help lay successful foundations for a career in the construction industry with this comprehensive new textbook, published in association with City & Guilds for the qualifications at Levels 2 and 3. - Study with confidence, using the most up-to-date information available for the new specifications and industry standards - Enhance understanding of tools and concepts in bricklaying with clear and accurate technical drawings and step-by-step photo sequences - Test knowledge with practice questions and activities - Get ready for the workplace with Industry Tips and guidance on values and behaviours - Develop core skills with expert author Mike Jones, who draws on his extensive teaching and industry
The BDA Guide to Successful Brickwork is the definitive practical guide to obtaining successful results in brickwork construction. Written by a team of experts from the Brick Development Association, the representative group in industry for brickwork construction, this best-selling text has now been brought fully in line with the latest British and European Standards, including the requirements of the new European Standard for Bricks EN771-1, to ensure readers are receiving the most up-to-date and accurate information available in the field. Based on actual teaching practice, the book is highly illustrated throughout to increase accessibility of the text for the reader in its exploration of the practical aspects of brickwork. It also includes an extensive glossary of brickwork terms for ease of reference. The third edition contains new material detailing recent innovations in brickwork, in the areas of components, systems and techniques, which includes the development of thin-joint techniques for both brickwork and blockwork. Students following NVQs and Construction Awards in Trowel Occupations (bricklaying route, at Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced level) from CITB, will find this book to be an invaluable source of information which will accompany them throughout their studies. The text has additional relevance to BTEC National and Higher Nationals in Construction, as well as GNVQ Intermediate and AVCE Construction and Built Environment courses. Building professionals concerned with the design, detailing and specification of brickwork will also find The BDA Guide to be an essential reference.
Brickwork for Apprentices has been the established reference on brickwork for generations of bricklayers. Continuously in print since 1944, John Hodge's classic text has now been fully revised in its fifth edition by Malcolm Thorpe - who acted as a CITB Advisor and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying route) - to cover the brickwork craft-related units of the latest Construction Awards and related Trowel Occupations NVQs from CITB / City & Guilds at Levels 2 and 3. The fifth edition incorporates extended coverage on the relatively new area of thin joint systems, to match the latest industry-based requirements and technical developments in the field. Content has been brought fully in line with recent changes to the Building Regulations, ensuring that this text will remain an essential reference for qualified bricklayers and other professionals working in the construction industry, as well as NVQ students new to the industry and wishing to embark on a career in bricklaying. A new feature in this edition is the inclusion of multiple choice questions at the back of the book, matched to the current NVQ requirements, to provide students of the CITB / City & Guilds Trowel Occupations NVQs with essential practice and revision for exam preparation.
This book has been developed in partnership with the British Association of Construction Heads (BACH) to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of plastering. Written for the Cskills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Plastering, it is also suitable for the equivalent C&G specification.
This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Masonry, Masonry Tools and Equipment, Measurements, drawings, and Specifications, Mortar and Masonry units and Installation Techniques. Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com. For more information contact your Pearson NCCER Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx. Instructor's Resource Card 978-0-13-340384-8 - Provides access to Instructor Resource Center at www.nccerirc.com. Downloadable instructor resources include PowerPoints, Lesson Plans, Performance Profile Sheets, Test Questions, and TestGen software.
Written for the Cskills Awards Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying, this book has been developed in partnership with Leeds College of Building to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of bricklaying. Also relevant for the City & Guilds qualifications.
Written for the Cskills Awards Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying, this book has been developed in partnership with Leeds College of Building to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of bricklaying. Also relevant for the City & Guilds qualifications.
Written for the Cskills Awards Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying, this book has been developed in partnership with Leeds College of Building to bring you up-to-date and expert knowledge of bricklaying. Also relevant for the City & Guilds qualifications.
This highly interactive, write-in workbook is part of the Skills2Learn series of construction workbooks available in the following disciplines of construction: * Bricklaying * Carpentry & Joinery * Plastering * Painting & Decorating * Wall & Floor Tiling Published by Cengage Learning in association with Skills2Learn, the series of workbooks are aligned to the National Occupational Standards at Levels 1 and 2 are designed to consolidate learners' theoretical knowledge prior to undertaking practical workshop exercises. This workbook series can be used alongside the Skills2Learn series of virtual reality eLearning programs making this a first-of-its-kind, fully integrated blended learning solution.
This textbook presents a series of concise, simply written and well illustrated technical information sheets, providing essential job knowledge and understanding for the painter and decorator. It gives thorough coverage of materials and equipment ? both decorative and industrial ? currently in use, and gives useful guidance on specification. Throughout, considerable emphasis is placed on safety precautions. The sixth edition has been extensively revised to include new developments in tools, equipment and materials, particularly with regard to spray painting technology and the move to low VOC paints. The chapters on scaffolding and health and safety have also been thoroughly updated to ensure they reflect current regulations and best practice. The content covers the knowledge evidence for both National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) in painting and decorating. The book?s extensive but concise information will also make it an excellent reference for practising painters and decorators. * provides essential job knowledge for NVQ Levels 2 and 3 students of painting and decorating * full colour edition of this highly successful text, first published in 1975 * thoroughly revised to cover new developments in tools, equipment, materials, scaffolding, and health and safety * completely new colour illustrations with information presented in simple, structured information sheets * also of interest to the professional needing specialist up-to-date information