Formwork Carpentry

COURSE BENEFITS

For this course you will be able to;

Demonstrate the use of PPE, safety working at heights and how to administer basic first aid on site.


Know the importance of ensuring health & safety for self, co-workers and procedures of evacuation of workers during emergencies 


Familiarity with the different types of power and hand tools for formwork and carpentry


More understanding of the usage of formwork, its types, components and roles and responsibilities of a formwork carpenter.


Different types of woods; identification of grades of wood, its thicknesses and defects on wood.


Erect concrete construction formwork for structural members like walls, columns, stairs, water tanks, etc.


How to assemble and dissemble different formwork and the specific kind of formwork to use for each structural members


Wood moisture management,  kiln drying


Know how to assemble, erect and dissemble wooden roof trusses and noggins


Know how to erect formwork in excavation/setting out


How to construct and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps.


Understand scaffolding, its types and processes of erecting temporary scaffolding.


Know how to work effectively in a team, importance of being a team player


How to work effectively & sustainability in the construction 


Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and concrete slabs
Work safely at heights


Carry out concreting to simple forms
Measurements and calculations.


Interprete Plans, drawings and specifications.

Amongst many other inclusions subject to importance with respect to the course.