Paving using recycled materials - Short Courses Sydney

Paving using recycled materials

What you'll learn

Join this class to discover the art of paving using recycled brick and other sustainable materials.

You'll learn practical techniques for creating beautiful and environmentally friendly pathways, patios, and more.

In this workshop - paving with recycled materials - participants will gain a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge to confidently undertake sustainable paving projects. Firstly, they will acquire an understanding of the principles behind sustainable construction practices, particularly regarding the use of recycled materials. This includes learning about the environmental benefits of using recycled materials and how to identify and source suitable options for paving projects.

Participants will also develop practical skills related to the preparation and execution of paving projects. They will learn how to properly prepare a site for paving, ensuring a stable and level foundation. Through hands-on experience, they will master various techniques for laying recycled bricks and other materials, including proper alignment, spacing, and levelling. Additionally, participants will learn about different finishing techniques to achieve a polished and professional-looking result.

Beyond the technical aspects, participants will also gain knowledge about design considerations for eco-friendly paving projects. This includes understanding how to integrate recycled materials creatively into different paving patterns and styles. By the end of the workshop, participants will have the confidence and know-how to plan, execute, and complete their own sustainable paving projects, contributing to both environmental conservation and aesthetic enhancement of outdoor spaces.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of sustainable paving.
  • Identify suitable recycled materials for paving projects.
  • Master basic paving techniques using recycled brick and other materials.
  • Design and create your own eco-friendly paving project.

After finishing this course, you might like to enrol in our Advanced Paving Techniques workshop.

Course Content

What will be covered in this paving workshop?

Choosing Recycled Materials

  • Understanding the benefits of using recycled materials.
  • Identifying different types of recycled bricks and other materials.
  • Selecting the right materials for your project.

Paving Techniques

  • Preparing the site for paving.
  • Drainage techniques
  • Laying recycled bricks and other materials.
  • Finishing techniques for a professional-looking result.

Intended Audience

Who is this workshop for?

This course is suitable for beginners and intermediate learners interested in sustainable construction practices.

Course Venue

The Bower -Summer Hill

Course Materials


Learning Resources

All necessary learning resources will be provided during the workshop.

What to Bring to Class

  • Comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes suitable for outdoor work.
  • Any specific recycled materials you'd like to incorporate into your project (optional).
  • Closed shoes

Additional Information

Please note the following:

  • This workshop will be conducted primarily outdoors, so please dress accordingly.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their ideas and project plans for personalised guidance and feedback

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