Building a Retaining Wall

This course focuses on the fundamentals of constructing a retaining wall. Retaining walls are built in a way that enables them to hold back earth and rock.


You will develop your skills in selecting the correct base and batter, using extended through stones and packing back to the earth face.

  • The fundamental principles and applied construction techniques
  • Safety, Set up, and Tool use
  • Earth bank preparation
  • Base and batter selection
  • Stone selection
  • Practical completion of a structurally sound Retaining wall

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Accommodation Details

Rustic Onsite Accommodation

A range of rustic onsite accommodation is available from double/triple rooms to camping (all with shared bathroom).

Four rooms are available, 2 double and 2 twin/triple

All rooms come with aircon, heating, linen and amenities.

A basic continental breakfast is included for all overnight guests.

Extended visits welcome

There is much to enjoy in the surrounding area including bush walks, cycle trails, kayak trails, fishing, and cave exploration to name a few.

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