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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
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.
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
Decorative plasterwork was created by skilled craftsmen, and for over four hundred years it has been an essential part of the interior decoration of the British country house. In this detailed and comprehensive study, Geoffrey Beard has created a book that will delight the eye and inform the interested reader. For those who have sometimes been puzzled by the complexities of plaster decoration it will be a most useful work of reference on a fascinating art form, about which no book has been published for nearly fifty years. After discussing the part that patrons played in commissioning and financing these beautiful decorations, a useful chapter is devoted to materials and methods of work and here the author describes the ingredients of good plaster; he has studied the work of present-day English plasterers and Swiss stucco-restorers in order to establish precisely how the materials of plaster and stucco were composed and used.
Fully aligned to the CAA Diploma covering all the content and learning outcomes, giving learners everything they need in a single textbook. Straightforward language and an attractive, accessible layout help learners to stay focused and get the information they need quickly and easily. Content is broken down into short easily-referenced segments so that learners get the content they need, presented in the style they like, helping them to stay motivated. Packed with engaging in-book features that prepare learners for assessment, provide working life context and enrich and reinforce learning.
William Millar's classic book Plastering Plain and Decorative is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first edition is available from Donhead). In 1927 the publishers, B. T. Batsford Ltd, decided that it was time to republish Millar's 'magnus opus', but that the fourth edition should be revised and updated. They asked George P. Bankart, an architect/craftsman and author, who had already written another book for them, to take on this task. George Percy Bankart was an architect highly influenced by the 'Arts and Crafts' movement, who had chosen to work as a decorative craftsman. The 'Arts and Crafts' was an English movement dedicated to the idea that architecture could be inspired by a revival of traditional building crafts and materials. It started in the second half of the 19th century, based on the writings of Ruskin and was driven by the ideas Morris, amongst many others; and carried on into the first quarter of the 20th century. Bankart was born in Leicester on the 20th January 1866, and was a great friend of Ernest W. Gimson, another Leicester born architect, just over a year his elder. Both men studied and became architects, and shared a creative passion for the handicrafts. Whilst Gimson's career included embroidery design, traditional chair-making and furniture design, as well as decorative modeled plasterwork, Bankart concentrated primarily on plasterwork. Their different activities were true to the ideas of the Arts and Crafts movement, and their designs reflect the movement's interest in a return to nature. Bankart's career as an author started with The Art of The Plasterer , which was published by B. T. Batsford Ltd in 1909. He seems to have taken a break from writing until, together with his son G. Edward Bankart, he produced two books Modern Plasterwork Construction in 1926, followed in 1927 by Modern Plasterwork Design , both published by the Architectural Press. Also in 1927 he was back with B. T. Batsford Ltd for the publication of this fourth and revised edition of 'Millar'.