This course covers all aspects of plastering skills and techniques that are needed to start a career as a professional plasterer. This high level training is given by our qualified instructors in our purpose built technical centers.

No previous experience is required to take part in this course but the completion of our introductory course to plastering will be helpful.

You will receive a City & Guilds Level 1 qualification and cover the following:

  • How to apply your first coat render with scratch finish
  • How to apply your second coat render and level off with a feather edge
  • The differences between interior and exterior finishes
  • Cutting and applying corner beads to block pillars and ensuring that they are plumb
  • Measuring and cutting plasterboard to the required size
  • Fixing plasterboard to wooden stud work
  • Skimming all joins and corners
  • Mixing plaster correctly and applying it to plasterboard with a smooth polished finish
  • Mixing plaster to the correct consistency
  • Applying plaster to plasterboard using the correct method and system
  • Obtaining a smooth professional and polished finish


Start Dates: Please call 0208 507 7288 or email for dates
Course  & Qualification: Basic Plastering (City & Guilds Level 1 qualification)
Duration: 10 Days
Price:  £840.00


On completion of the course we follow up with our students on their next step. Our dedicated career advisors go through all the options that are available to the individual candidate for career development. We assess and help to identify further training needs if relevant or assist them to find work. Our next step activities include but are not limited to;

  • Help with writing their CV
  • Interviewing tips and practice
  • Training candidates on how to use electronic media for work search activities
  • Referrals and Introductions to partner and associate companies for work trails, apprenticeships and employment
  • Identifying and enrolling candidates on relevant courses top further improve employability skills
  • Providing free introduction courses to building enterprises and setting up small businesses

Introducing relevant candidates to partner and associate companies for further enterprise assistance and funding

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