- Skills Training
- 5 Day Basic Lead Welding & Bossing Course
Add lead welding and bossing to your skills set!
Looking to add to your Skills set?
The Scottish Lime Centre Trust are delighted to host this 5 Day Basic Lead Welding & Bossing Course Accredited City & Guilds Lead Sheet Training Academy
This course aims to train a person in the skills and knowledge needed to achieve the standards of competence to safely produce lead roofing components by the bossing and welding techniques and will be run by a qualified staff member of the Lead Sheet Association.
This course has two parts , lead welding & bossing:
Welding is the alternative method for shaping lead and can also be used when sheets need to be joined together. Both methods must be achieved neatly and without compromising the weatherproofing quality of the installation. They demand a high degree of skill and knowledge.
Bossing is the method used to shape and form lead sheet into complex shapes and joints without leaving tool marks or causing any significant reduction in the thickness of the metal.
Welding - Candidates will cover, and undertake:
- Butt Welding
- Lap Welding
- Cover Patch
- Fillet Welding
- Incline welding and gusset corner
- Pipe sleeve
- Front apron
- Welded back gutter
- Saddle flashings
Bossing - Candidates will cover, and undertake:
- Half front apron
- Chute outlet
- Internal and External corners
Each element is checked to ensure quality and conformity to specification and best practice for both Welding and Bossing. At the end of each module, candidates are formally assessed on their fabrication of a Welded Back Gutter and on forming a Bossed Back Gutter.
A The student shall demonstrate the successful safe production of lead roofing components by the bossing and welding process.
B From the experienced gained in A, the student will, through practical and oral assessment, demonstrate a competence in the bossing process.
The course will run over 5 days: Monday @ 8.45am-4.30pm and Tuesday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.30pm, 7 hours each day, excluding lunch breaks.
- Practical training
- Group Discussion
- Achievement will be measured by a practical test of the trainee’s ability to manufacture sheet lead components.
- The trainee will be questioned to verify their understanding of the related knowledge necessary to Safely and Satisfactory undertake lead bossing and welding.
Terms and Condition:
- Tuition is NON refundable; No refund Policy on your portion of the fees – If attendee is unable to attend, they can send another person in their place
- All tools and materials will be provided;
Course fees to be ceonfirmed - Please email email@example.com or call 01383 872722
Fife Historic Building Trust is currently offering a Training Subsidy for contractors and building professionals of up to £500 towards traditional skills training, through the Inverkeithing Heritage Regeneration project. This is a Fife Council project, supported by Historic Environment Scotland and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
Please email Emma Griffiths direct firstname.lastname@example.org to see see if you are eligible apply for this bursary.
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26th May 2022 - 24th May 2023
15th February 2022 - 5th April 2023
10th June 2022 - 17th February 2023