City & Guilds Accredited Programmes

LSTA’s City & Guilds Accredited Programmes

The LSTA offers six courses for which it awards certification. Each of these courses is a City & Guilds Accredited Programme.

On successful completion, CITB-registered employers will receive Tier 3 (£120 in 2018/2019) short-course completion grants towards the course fees. For the two longer Intermediate Courses, Tier 3 grant will be paid on successful completion of each of the four modules.

The six courses are:

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of leadwork. It covers basic bossing and welding, the two skills most commonly used by today’s leadworkers. | More >

This course is the natural progression for those who have completed the Basic Leadwork Craft course and want to gain a further recognised qualification in leadwork. | More >

This course allows experienced Leadworkers to extend their skills to cover more complicated roof shapes and casting methods required for the maintenance of the nation’s historic and listed, buildings. | More >

LSTA Hard Metal Courses

LSTA also offers a set of three hard metal courses (suitable for zinc, copper, stainless steel and aluminium) that mirror the courses already detailed in lead.

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of hard metal work. It covers basic techniques for shaping and creating effective joints between sheets of hard metal. | More >

This course is the natural progression for those who have completed the Basic Hard Metal Craft course and want to gain a further recognized qualification in hard metalwork. | More >

This course allows experienced hard metalworkers to extend their skills to cover more complicated roof shapes and methods required for the maintenance of the nation’s historic, and listed, buildings. | More >

LSTA Courses

The LSTA has been delivering SAP courses for CITB since 2009. Since then 130 students have been registered for the programme. There is a very high level of satisfactory completion – every candidate registered since 2014 has successfully completed the course – and users rate the courses highly. | More >

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of leadwork. It covers basic bossing and welding, the two skills most commonly used by today’s leadworkers. | More >

This course is the natural progression for those who have completed the Basic Leadwork Craft course and want to gain a further recognised qualification in leadwork. | More >

This course allows experienced Leadworkers to extend their skills to cover more complicated roof shapes and casting methods required for the maintenance of the nation’s historic and listed, buildings. | More >

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of hard metal work. It covers basic techniques for shaping and creating effective joints between sheets of hard metal. | More >

This is an introductory course for those with little or no experience of hard metal work. It covers basic techniques for shaping and creating effective joints between sheets of hard metal. | More >

This course allows experienced hard metalworkers to extend their skills to cover more complicated roof shapes and methods required for the maintenance of the nation’s historic, and listed, buildings. | More >

These options are designed for experienced workers without formal qualifications who want to obtain recognition of their skills by obtaining an NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 qualification without the need to spend significant time on off-site training. | More >

LSTA can offer bespoke training in lead and hard metals to meet your specific needs. This training can be delivered either at our Training Centre or we can discuss the options for bringing training to your workplace or a facility near to your location. | Please contact us to discuss any requirements you may have.

Course Charts

CITB Approved

The LSTA is recognised as a CITB Approved Training Organisation

Training to Suit You

The LSTA is open all year, including most Saturdays, so courses can be arranged around dates that suit you