realise the importance of skills development and training
in increasing the awareness and acceptability of their
expanded polystyrene building products.
have constructed a training centre at their Isando premises
to both showcase their products and to train builders
in how to use them.
training centre also acts as a permanent test and exposure
centre for experimental EPS plasters. Plasters can be
monitored and assessed for how they perform both on
direct north (sun) and south (shade) facing walls.
courses are normally one day long and are scheduled
to occur once to twice a month or on request provided
the number of delegates is greater than 6.
have a full time trainer who runs these training programs
and is also responsible for follow up on site training.
training centre and training course show and cover the
following products respectively:
ABPPolyblock. As well as fully constructed walls the
centre shows how to prepare and build foundations,
wall start up, fitting windows and doors, electrical
and plumbing installation, building columns,
plastering and finishing
TASS floor slab system
TUFS under floor and in wall installation
Window and door frame systems for Polyblock.
Wall finishing with plasters, paints, sealers and tiles
Wall decoration with EPS mouldings.
to the training centre is a permanent showroom where
the various ABP products are showcased with project
pictures and product examples.
in this show area are other products that contribute
to the building of energy and labour efficient buildings.
those interested in attending one of the ABP building
courses please complete the following training enquiry
Building Products Training Enquiry Form
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