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Plastering Training Course 5 Days or Over 2 Weekends:

Standard Prices

Level 2 BTEC First in Exploring Plastering & Dry Lining  Principles and Techniques

(recognised unit certificate) Price £350

or £300  with our Trade-Ability  Certificate of achievment


A £125 Deposit is required to secure a place on a course, which can be paid by Cheque or Bank Transfer.

Plastering Course Availability


Course  Date Places Available
Mon-Fri 28th October -1st November Fully Booked
Weekends  2/3 & 9/10th November Fully Booked
Mon-Fri 25th-29th November Fully Booked
Weekends 30 November / 1  & 7/8th December 4
 Mon-Fri 9th-13th December 5
Mon-Fri 6th-10th January 4
Weekends  11/12th & 18/19th January 6
Mon-Fri 3rd-7th February 4
Mon-Fri 2nd-6th March 6
Weekends  7/8th & 14/15th March 6
Mon-Fri 30th March-3rd April 6
Mon-Fri 27th April- 1st May  6
Mon-Fri 26th -29th May 6
Weekends               30/31st May & 6/7th June 6
Mon-Fri 22nd -26th June 6



There are many myths regarding the art of plastering. Trade-Ability has developed a fool proof training system that will shed light on these so called myths. In fact, by the end of this course you will be able to stand back to proudly admire your handy work.

Comments such as "I would pay for that" or "I'd be more than happy with that in my own home" are frequently stated by our students.


This course has been put together so that no previous experience is necessary.


By the end of the course you will


Have an understanding of:

  • Tools of the Trade.
  • The different types of plaster mix and on what surfaces to use them.
  • The different types of render mix and how to apply them.
  • Be able to:
  • Cut and fix plaster board to walls and ceilings with screws, nails and dabs.
  • Scrim Tape standard and internal joints.
  • Correctly cut and fix angle bead.
  • Mix plastering materials to achieve the best possible consistency.
  • Apply plaster to the wall practicing angles of trowel applications to achieve the best possible finish on wet & drying plaster.
  • Prepare surfaces before plastering using bonding plaster and finishing plaster, ensuring a flat finish is achieved ready for decorating.
  • Repair damaged plaster to make good.
  • Apply PVA adhesive Unibond to existing surfaces.
  • Skim + Re-skim walls.
  • Skim + Re-skim Ceilings.
  • Ergonomically work an area for maximum efficiency.
  • Render Internal walls using a Hardwall mix.
  • Render external walls using a sand and cement / lime mix.


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