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Level: N/A

Location: Hudson Building

Years: 1

Weeks: 5

Hours: 2.50

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

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Tuition (£): 125.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

Are you are a homeowner looking to save money on a DIY plastering project, or an experienced tradesman looking to extend your skills?

This five-week introduction is ideal for those who do not have the time or money to work towards a qualification but wish to learn the key principles of plastering without the burden of exams.

You will be taught by plastering specialists who will provide in-time demonstrations and specialist tips on how to get started.

Entry requirements

All adults are welcome, aged 19+.

There are no formal entry requirements for this experience - you just need a keen interest in home DIY and saving money!

Course Content

Working within a warm and relaxed group environment, we will cover everything from the importance of health and safety to the correct use of materials and tools for application and finishing.

You will explore a variety of plastering activities, such as:

- Fixing plasterboard to stud work

- Professional flat skimming techniques for walls and ceilings

- Dry lining with plasterboard and adhesive

- Re-skimming techniques

- Feather-in for patch repairs


How will I be assessed?

There are no assessment criteria - just observe, have a go and enjoy!

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

All materials will be included in the cost you pay.

Please note that you are likely to get messy, so consider wearing appropriate clothing.  You will be working within a practical environment so safety shoes must be worn in the workshop at all times.    

What can I do after this course?

Further Study

You could consider studying:

• Wallpapering Skills for Beginners
• An Introduction to Plastering
• An Introduction to Furniture Restoration
• DIY Home Skills for Beginners


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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Hudson Building

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