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Similar to your customers, the PCA recognises the importance of having trained and qualified technicians that do the job right! Our technician courses are aimed at enhancing the knowledge and understanding of experienced technicians as well as provide a good foundation for those embarking on a new career.

Following successful completion of the Technicians exam, successful candidates will gain ‘PCA Qualified Technician‘ (PCAQT)’ status, which is highly respected in the industry and sought after by customers and employers alike thanks to the PCA’s role as the voice of authority and trade body of the property care industry.

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PCA Technician training Courses

All of our technician training courses below are created and designed to deliver useful and practical knowledge leading to more confidence and knowledge to perform the job to the highest standard

For more detail on what is contained in our training courses take a look at some of our most popular topics below.

Damp & Timber Training

  • Penetrating Damp and Rising Damp – Theory and practical issues
  • Wood boring insects & their control
  • Fungal Decay, Timber Treatments – Dry rot and wet rot
  • Basic timber repair

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Japanese Knotweed Training

  • Site inspection, risk assessment and monitoring
  • Reports including requirements of a site assessment report
  • Identification and control options for invasive plants

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Structural Waterproofing Training

  • BS8102:2009 – Principles of waterproofing
  • The strengths and challenges that relate to each form of waterproofing
  • Installation and combination of various systems

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Interested in growing and developing your workforce.  With recruitment within the construction & property repair sectors harder than ever these these days, apprenticeships might just be the technician/tradesman training you need.

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Why take PCA qualified technician training?

  • Feel confident in any situation – We provide you with the perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and hands on experience so that you can feel assured when applying your learning outside of the classroom and on the job.
  • Learn from the best – Due to our status as the industry trade body, our lecturer’s knowledge, experience and delivery are second-to-none. 
  • Get PCA qualified – Upon passing the examination at the end of the course, candidates are entitled to refer to themselves as a ‘PCA Qualified Technician’ (PCAQT). This demonstrates to clients and employers that you have been recognised as a qualified specialist by the trade body for the entire property care industry.
  • Enhance career prospects – Becoming a PCAQT puts you in an excellent position to further your career by going on to take surveyor level training and examinations.

Contact us about our technician training courses

To find out more about our training course and for information on how to apply, simply give us a call on 0844 375 4301 or complete our enquiry form below and we will get back to you.

Alternatively, you can begin registering your place on the course straight away by downloading and completing the training booking form.

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Related Courses

Aside from the courses mentioned above, the PCA offer other relevant training courses to improve your professional capabilities.

Traditional Construction principles   Waterproofing Awareness   Ground Gas – Installation & Verification

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