1 day Rubble Wall Building

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This practical one day course will equip you to set out and construct a traditional rubble wall using a variety of building stones and traditional lime mortars.

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
SLCT Trainers

Merryhill Training centre

£ + VAT

This introduction to rubble wall building will cover one of the most common build types seen in Scotland, the best way to understand this form of construction is to build using rubble! Over the course of the day you will build a section of rubble wall giving an understanding of construction techniques and the correct material and mortar mixes to use.

Course Suitability:

This practical course is aimed at building contractors and those undertaking repair refurbishment, renovation and restoration work to traditional masonry structures. You should be reasonably fit and able to lift 25kg safely. We are always happy to help learners choose the right course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss which course is suitable for you or your employees.

Course Outline:

Topics include;

  •      Health and Safety
  •      Tools and equipment 
  •     Creating suitable mortars
  •     The importance of pinnings
  •     Rubble masonry building

Please note: The Scottish Lime Centre Trust reserves the right to withdraw or modify any course being offered. In the event of a programme being withdrawn, we will try to find suitable alternatives.

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Scottish Lime Centre Trust is a charity registered in Scotland No: SCO22692

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