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Plastering – Introduction

This introductory course is specifically designed for people looking to learn the skill of plastering, but have little or no experience. It is suited for people from other craft areas or home owners looking to tackle improvements around the home.

As well as gaining an understanding of the safe usage of the relevant equipment, you will learn about which materials to use and in what quantities. You will learn and practice basic rendering, applying backing coats and finally, achieving smooth plaster finishes.

  • Understanding Health & Safety Requirements Related to the Safe Use of Tools & Equipment
  • Understanding Materials & How to Mix to Ratios
  • Basic Rendering
  • Applying Backing Coats
  • Achieving Smooth Plaster Finishes
Course Code
Thu 9 Jun 2022
5 Weeks
18:00 - 21:15
Aireville Campus
Study Location
£ 60 *
Exam: £0


The cost of materials is included in the course fee.

Please wear:

  • Old clothing or overalls
  • Safety/stout footwear

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

What's Next?

Meet the team
  •   SkillBuild Competition Winners for College   •   Plastering Tutor and Student Success at SkillBuild 2021 National Competition   •   SkillBuild – Student Takes on Regional Heats
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