Mud Brick Construction, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Mud Brick Construction

4 days
Duration
395 GBP/full
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About

This Mud Brick Construction course from Warnborough College is excellent and very practical for mud brick building, with hands-on work for experimenting with and planning ongoing projects.

Overview

Join the Mud Brick Construction course from Warnborough College and learn to test soil suitability, how to make a quality brick & test its strength. Go step by step through the building process, plan a building, sort out permits and other legalities, site works & foundations, construction techniques, laying bricks, frames & roofs, installing services, wall finishes and more.

Course Aims

  • Discuss the nature and scope of Mud Brick construction
  • Identify the legal considerations which need to be met when building in mud.
  • Determine the requirement for foundations for a mud construction.
  • Determine options for building doors, windows and roofs into a mud building
  • Analyze options for coating or finishing the surface of a mud wall or other mud construction.
  • Compare options for providing water, electricity or any other required services in a mud building.
  • Describe a variety of mud construction techniques other than mud brick.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Scope of Mud Brick – Covers history and types of earth building and construction. Also involves analysis of your soil with respect to suitability for mud bricks.
  • How to make a mud brick – You will get to make a mud brick mould; test your soil, classify it, and check it for ability to withstand compression. You will also be expected to assess other soil types and their suitability for mud bricks.
  • Planning and Site Works – Selecting a home site, designing a house to maximise energy efficiency. Introduction to building biology (ie. healthy buildings).
  • Legal Considerations – Permits, specifications etc
  • Laying Bricks
  • Doors, Windows, and Roofs 
  • Finishes
  • Services 
  • Other types of Earth Building 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you. You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    395 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.

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