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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience

Concrete Overlays CON.OVL

Course Category: 
Location: 

LIUNA Pomfret, CT, and other LIUNA approved training centers

Length: 

16 hours.

Dates: 

April 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize whether a surface is acceptable for an overlay; describe the tools and equipment needed for overlays; perform the steps of the overlay process, while maintaining all safety regulations, including prepping surface, mixing product, applying overlay, sealing overlay and scoring overlay; and identify solutions to common mistakes made in the overlay process.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: criteria for concrete overlay application, different types of overlays, tools for the job, and work techniques. In small groups, participants mix, apply, stamp, stencil, score, and seal concrete overlays. Special emphasis is placed on practicing safe and correct work practices and identifying and using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 1 semester hour in Construction Technology (4/16).

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