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Traditional Hard Metal Craft Training
The Lead Sheet Training Academy are delighted to announce its new partnership with Metal Solutions Ltd in Bolton, who have become the very first Hard Metals Satellite Training Centre, both parties have been working incredibly hard to get to this point.
Metal Solutions Ltd will be delivering the Traditional Hard Metals Basic Craft Course, which is City & Guilds and CITB accredited, certificated through the Lead Sheet Training Academy who are the only training academy in the country approved to deliver the City & Guilds accredited courses, alongside their registered satellite centres. The Course will enable those working in, or aspiring to become hard metal operatives, to be trained by Metal Solutions Ltd at their Bolton site, not only achieving the City & Guilds accreditation, but also being able to utilise the CITB grant system for those employers who are registered with or pay the CITB levy, as all LSTA courses are CITB recognised.

Standing Seam Training

Traditional Basic Hard Metal Craft (a City & Guilds Accredited Programme)

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of hard metal work. It covers basic techniques for shaping and creating effective joints between sheets of hard metal.
The course duration is 5 days and covers the following elements;
  • Dog Ear Corner
  • Soldered Joints
  • External Corner Soldered
  • Clipping
  • Standing Seam Welted End
  • Saddle Piece
  • Dog Tooth End
  • Swept Seam
  • Swept Abutment
  • Pinched Seam
  • Welted Verge
  • Neoprene Expansion Joint
  • Double Lock Welt
  • Single Lock Welt
  • Riveted Joint
  • Eaves Apron Trim
Each element is checked to ensure quality and conformity to specification and best practice.
Metal Solutions Ltd will be carrying out the Lead Sheet Training Academy City & Guilds Accredited training courses in the North West to include Lancashire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, and Merseyside, as well as Yorkshire. All courses will be delivered at the training facility in Bolton.
CITB Accredited Programme
Contact us for availability and further information.