GRP Course in Open Moulding and Repair

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GRP Course in Open Moulding and Repair

Course Details

An inclusive course devised for industry, professionals and enthusiasts who demand hands on skills for wet lay-up and repairing GRP. 

Objectives:
1) To identify health and safety techniques used to handle, store, COSHH and handling chemicals recommended by these regulations.
2) To identify the correct formulation of the chemicals with the resin systems to the manufacturer I.E. SP systems etc. requirements.
3) To select the correct GRP material and calculate correct ration for resin to fibre.
4) To correctly apply GRP and resin to manufacture mouldings to written specifications and industry standards.
5) To repair a GRP moulding after it has been damaged.
6) Identification of lamination defects found in the industry.
7) Be able to describe the methods and limitations of plug and mould manufacturing methods.
8) Be able to undertake a City and Guilds theory and practical examination.

Information & Support

This course will be run over one week with the theory exam on the last day.

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience, by our industry experienced Lecturers/Tutors.  On day one there will be a half day theory in the classroom, to include a tour of the Marchwood facilities and Composite Mouldings where the practical will take place. All materials and tools are provided but safety footwear is required in the workshop and work clothes are recommended.

 

Cost & Duration

£700

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.