Technician Training – structural waterproofing
Become a recognised expert structural waterproofing technician! Our structural waterproofing training course has been carefully constructed to develop the skills, knowledge and experience of those currently working in the structural waterproofing industry.
Successful candidates will achieve PCA qualified technician status, enabling you to demonstrate to employers and clients alike that your capabilities as a structural waterproofing technician have been assessed and verified by the official trade body of the waterproofing industry. The course is open to technicians (tradesmen) from both member and non-member companies and we are taking applications now. Contact us to get started today.
Who is this training course for?
This course is specially designed to mould those who already have some experience in the structural waterproofing industry into PCA qualified specialists at the forefront of the industry. Ideally, delegates will have received basic training from their employer and have already gained some technical or practical experience in a related environment.
What you will learn on the waterproofing course
The course is a short but thorough exploration of all aspects of structural waterproofing that technicians are required to know. Topics covered include:
- Construction and use of basements
- BS8102:2009 – Principles of waterproofing taking into consideration defects and future maintenance
- Methods of waterproofing – Barrier, Integral and Cavity Drainage
- The strengths and challenges that relate to each form of waterproofing
- Installation and combination of various systems
- Importance of correct preparation and application
- Site safety, waste disposal and the implications of poor site practice
Become PCA qualified in structural waterproofing
Structural waterproofing is a complicated and technical field, and employers and clients require reassurance that you have the skills and knowledge needed to perform your role to the highest industry standards.
After passing an assessment at the end of the course you will be entitled to refer to yourself as a ‘PCA Qualified Technician’ (PCAQT). This recognition from the industry trade body will allow you to demonstrate to employers and customers that your structural waterproofing experience and expertise has been verified by the highest authority in the land.
What candidates have said about the course
“Excellent staff,easy to find.The course was excellent and explained by the tutor very well.” (course delegate)
As the Trade Association for the structural waterproofing industry, the PCA offer a variety of courses to help you with your professional development. Take a look at some of the options below.