Concrete Fine Finishes, Worktops & Floors and Low C02 Construction


This course will cover:
• Concrete Mix Design
• Form face materials
• Method of Placement and Compaction
• Layout and Joinery
• Texture and colour
• Installation and Workmanship
• Polished, trowelled, tamped and exposed aggregate
• How to cast worktops, floors and paving slabs
• Project Examples - worktops and floors

In addition this short course will provide knowledge and guidance on how to assess and minimise the C02 of a concrete mix and to specify low carbon concrete structures with assurance.

1.30pm - 2.00pm Registration and Coffee
2.00pm - 3.00pm Concrete basics - a three part workshop
3.00pm - 3.40pm Overview of insitu concrete construction
3.40pm - 4.00pm Tea and Coffee
4.00pm - 4.40pm Assessing C02 of Concrete Construction Materials
4.40pm – 5.30pm Application Workshop
5.30pm - 5.45pm Final Discussion and Close

Speaker and Tutor:
David Bennett, specialist advisor and architectural concrete consultant to contractors, architects, consulting engineers, interior designers and developers, on the use and application of insitu and precast architectural concrete, plus repairs and reinstatement of fine concrete finishes.

Cost: £75+VAT