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Decks and Pergolas

Decks and Pergolas

$145 Limited inc GST
Decks and Pergolas

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$145 Limited inc GST

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Decks and Pergolas

This course is designed for people wishing to learn the basics of decks and pergola design and construction.

Course Outcome

  • At the end of the course you should know all of the parts of a deck and their functions.
  • You will know how to go about setting out and constructing a small deck
  • You should have enough knowledge to be able to use the text to design a deck or pergola

Course Outline

  • Course covers council regulations, set-out, ordering materials, woodworking skills, construction principles and roofing materials.

Topics include:

  • Basic building terminology for deck and pergola construction
  • Parts of a deck and pergola
  • Different timber types
  • Fixings used for decks and pergolas
  • Calculating timber sizes for decks and pergolas
  • Calculating a material list for a deck and pergola
  • Setting out a deck and pergola
  • Erecting a small deck and pergola

Course Outcome

  • At the end of the course you should know all of the parts of a deck and their functions.
  • You will know how to go about setting out and constructing a small deck
  • You should have enough knowledge to be able to use the text to design a deck or pergola

Materials Provided

  • Comprehensive course notes

What to Bring

  • Notepad and pen
  • Calculator
  • Information about proposed decking or pergola project (not essential)
  • Work clothes
  • Lunch, drink and refreshments

Prerequisite: Essential

  • No prior knowledge is required

Delivery Mode

  • This course is a combination of discussion, presentation and practical – based around the needs of the group.