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Plastering Training Course 4 Days or Over 2 Weekends:

Have had a couple of drop outs on Next weeks Plastering Course, so Can offer our Certificate at the Reduced price of £300        25th-28th October

Standard Prices

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

(recognised unit certificate) Price £375

or £325  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-Thur 25-28th October 2
Mon-Thur 22nd-26th November Fully Booked
Weekend 11/12th & 18th/19th December Fully Booked
Mon-Thur 13th-16th December 3
Tue-Fri 4th-7th January 4
Weekends 29th/30th January & 5th/6th  February 4
Mon-Thur 31st January-3rd February 6
Mon-Thur 28th February-3rd March 6
Mon-Thur 28th -31st March 6
Weekends 23rd/24th & 30th April/1st May 6
Mon-Thur 25th-28th April 6
Mon-Thur 30th May-2nd June 6
Mon-Thur 27th-30th June 6
Weekends 25th/26th June & 2/3rd July 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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