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Architecture & Building


Working with Ratios

Working with Ratios

Numeracy in Construction

Converting units and working out ratios is an integral skill for working in construction. This video explains the mathematical reasoning behind converting units of volume and scaling ratios and how it can be applied to calculate the correct...Show More
Calculating Volume

Calculating Volume

Numeracy in Construction

An understanding of the volume of spaces is an essential skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for volume and how it can be applied to easily calculate the amount of concrete needed for a house foundation by...Show More
Multiplication

Multiplication

Numeracy in Construction

There are many applications for multiplication when working in construction. This video explains how multiplication skills can be used to calculate wall areas and the size of covering panels to work out how much material needs to be ordered for...Show More
Calculating Perimeter

Calculating Perimeter

Numeracy in Construction

Calculating the perimeter of a block of land is a crucial skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for perimeter and how it can be applied to calculate the length of fencing required for a construction site, as...Show More
Estimating and Quotes

Estimating and Quotes

Numeracy in Construction

The ability to estimate material quantities and provide quotes is a helpful skill for working in construction. This video explains how to estimate the area and materials needed for a tiling job, incorporating unit conversions, and how to allow...Show More
Calculating Area

Calculating Area

Numeracy in Construction

Calculating the area of a construction space is an important skill for working on a building site. This video explains the basic formula for area and how it can be applied to easily calculate wall area, incorporating length conversions, and...Show More
Applying Emulsion Paint to a Ceiling Area

Applying Emulsion Paint to a Ceiling Area

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is a session demonstrating how to apply emulsion paint to a ceiling area by brush and roller.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 3

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 3

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 3 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door.
Tracing a Projected Image: Preparation

Tracing a Projected Image: Preparation

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 1 of a session demonstrating how to trace a projected image. It examines how to prepare a surface.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 2

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 2

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 2 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door. It demonstrates how to prepare an undercoat.
Tracing a Projected Image: Preservation

Tracing a Projected Image: Preservation

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 3 of a session demonstrating how to trace a projected image. It looks at the best way to preserve the image.
Tracing a Projected Image: Design

Tracing a Projected Image: Design

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 2 of a session demonstrating how to trace a projected image. It focuses on designing the image.
Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 1

Applying Solvent-Borne Paint to a Door: Part 1

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 1 of a session demonstrating how to apply solvent-borne paint to a panel door. It looks at the required tools and preparing the door.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 3

Applying Lining Paper: Part 3

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is the final part of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at hanging the paper.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 2

Applying Lining Paper: Part 2

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 2 of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at applying size, cutting the paper, and applying the paste.
Applying Lining Paper: Part 1

Applying Lining Paper: Part 1

Construction: Painting and Decorating

This video is part 1 of a session demonstrating how to apply lining paper to a wall area. It looks at the tools and materials required, mixing the paste, and marking out the wall.
Worksite Communication Skills

Worksite Communication Skills

This video comprises of basic communication skills as they are applied within industrial or commercial trade settings such as construction sites, engineering or fabrication workshops and manufacturing enterprises. We explore why clear...Show More
Environmental Practices at Work: Manufacturing

Environmental Practices at Work: Manufacturing

Environmental sustainability is about designing and implementing practices and processes within a workplace that do not waste or exhaust natural resources or cause ecological damage. It not only minimises an organisation’s environmental...Show More
Fasteners for Construction

Fasteners for Construction

This programme looks at withdrawal strength and the amount of effort required to pull a fastener out of timber. We see nailing techniques using hand nailing, air pressure nail guns and their safe use. This programme also provides many helpful...Show More