The practical 30-day course of the Heritage SAP completed

The practical 30-day course for the Heritage Skills Level 3 NVQ Diploma SAP in Roofing has recently been completed, with a field trip to Trevillett slate quarry in Cornwall, and Keymer tile factory in West Sussex, where they produce hand-made clay tiles.  The candidates and tutors enjoyed the interesting and informative visits, which enabled them to appreciate the full range of specialist skills required for producing slates and tiles.

A pallet of slate slabs ready for splitting at Trevillett slate quarry, Cornwall

A Heritage SAP candidate learning how to split a slate

With grateful thanks to Trevillett Slate Quarry, Cornwall.

A tile mould ready for the clay, Keymer Tiles

A Heritage tutor trying his hand at tile making

With grateful thanks to Keymer Tiles, West Sussex.

Included in the Heritage Skills Level 3 NVQ Diploma SAP in Roofing course are various field trips, which give candidates a better understanding of the heritage built environment.  For more information on the Heritage course click here.

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