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Programme Details
Programme Name
Laying Kerbs, Flags and Paviors QQI Level 4, 4N2848
Programme Code
Programme Aim
This programme has been designed to enable participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be capable and investigating the key issues of health and safety regarding the hazards of laying kerbs, flags and paviors and be able to demonstrate the correct method required to lay them correctly ensuring no harms to them or others. On Completion participants will be able to identify the correct bed thickness and strength required for various loads and weight of traffic passing over the paved area, have the correct skills to lay them correctly using various paving patterns and to learn a range of finishing techniques used in this sector of work.
5 Days
Credit Value
10 Credits
Landscape Construction and Maintenance QQI Level 5
Specific Entry/Access and Exemptions Requirements
Participants applying for this award should hold a level 4 and/or have relevant life and work experience. Applicants will have the opportunity to advise of any special learning requirements on application/registration
Laying Kerb, Flags and Paviors QQILevel 4
70% Project and 30% Examination
Programme Content
  • Health and Safety
  • Hazard identification and PPE
  • Bed thickness and Bed Strength
  • Methods for fitting kerbs around paved areas
  • Paving Patterns
  • Falls and Transfer levels from drawings
  • Topsoil and vegetation removal
  • Jointing kerbs and garden edges
  • Laying hardcore
  • Calculating costs
  • Bedding, supporting, cutting and setting out
  • Sand and cement mixes for finishes
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