Decking Design and Installation Course 

Decking Design and Installation Course 

Our Decking course will save you time and money, even for experienced contractors.

If you’re keen to improve efficiency in your business and ensure you’re working to current British Standards, then this is the course for you.  Materials, tools and regulations change all the time (not to mention current trends) so it makes sense to brush up your skills, learn some time-saving tips and understand any new industry requirements.

Decking Course Feedback

From a recent delegate on our 2-day LANTRA-accredited decking course.

I’ve been installing decking for over 25 years and this course has saved me a fortune for future projects”

Where is the decking course located

Centrally located in rural Worcestershire in the West Midlands, we provide the ideal setting and environment for students to immerse themselves in practical skills training, taught in small groups by industry experts.

The course is led by industry expert Karl Harrison, from the Decking Network and this course always receives excellent feedback.

Every day is a school day… for real

A perfect example of this has been on our most recent course from participant Richard at  Richard has been in the decking business for 25 years and his learnings were immense.  More importantly he has acknowledged he will now be saving £10,000 to £15,000 a year concluding that “this course has been priceless for me”.

The UK LANTRA certified decking course

For two days you or your colleagues will immerse yourself in all things decking-related.  From installing a structurally sound sub-frame to EC5. Enjoy gaining a real understanding of the physical properties of the timber as well as how to identify the correct post, beam, joist and decking spans to British Standards.

Don’t worry, there’ll be no time to get bored and the teaching is a mixture of classroom and practical (outdoors).  As well as that practical advice and the skills, you’ll also be given the essential back-up knowledge of understanding elements such as –

  • Planning permission relating to a domestic decking situation
  • Building regulations regarding step construction
  • How to set out a decking structure in accordance with Up to date British Standards
  • How to follow the decking guidelines of the Association of Professional Landscapers

All of which will enhance your business, your ability to sell your decking service and your capacity to finish jobs on time and within budget.

How to book a decking course

Book yourself or one of your team onto our course today and prepare to significantly improve your business.   We have several running over the next few months;  

8th & 9th November 2023

11th & 12th January 2024

7th & 8th March 2024


If you’re not within easy reach of TASK HQ then talk to us about overnight accommodation – there’s plenty around and we’d be glad to help.

For more course participant feedback and course information visit the link here: Decking – All You Need To Know! — TASK Academy

We work with key industry leading decking suppliers Millboard, Trex  as well as manufacturers such as Makita and Ox tools.

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