Course: An Introduction to Plastering

Department: Construction

Type: Short Course

Duration: Four evenings

The Course

The aim of the course is to help students gain a knowledge an understanding of basic plastering skills ranging from applying an undercoat and finish coat to a block wall using traditional and modern methods, including dry lining using Gypsum.

  • Unique rural campus location with convenient parking
  • Excellent dedicated teaching facilities
  • Well qualified and experienced specialist lectures
  • A friendly supportive learning environment

What You Study

Students will practice and gain knowledge of:

  • External rendering including the different float finish that can be applied and use of angle beads and bell casts.
  • Tool identification and health and safety play a large part in this course and the course also includes sustainability of materials used for plastering.
  • Cutting and fixing plasterboards to a stud partition wall and apply a skim coat to the boards including corking of the joints.

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information;

Call now on 01964 553034 or email with your requirements.

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Manver Ahluwalia

CSkills Level 1 Award in Bricklaying

Manver has thrived at Bishop Burton and puts his success down to the help and support he has received from his course tutors.