In Hurst

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  • Duration

    5 Days


Our 5-day Intensive Plastering course aims to enable you to achieve a professional quality finish on all plastering work including skimming, backing plasters and render.
Suitable for: Our course is suitable for tradespeople wanting to add a new skill or brush up on their skill, people changing careers and individuals wanting to do renovations at home.




Hurst (Berkshire)
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Unit 3 Orchard Nursery Orchard Road, RG10 0SD


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Course programme

At the DIY and Building Skills Training Centre our courses are suitable for people with no experience as well as people with some experience who want to be able to plaster more professionally. On this course you will receive expert training which is given in small groups. You will receive ample individual attention from our tutor. Each course is designed so that you will comfortably be able to complete each day's task woth as much help as you may require.

On our 5-day Intensive Plastering course you will be taught:

  • Health and Safety
  • About the tools you need to complete a plastering task
  • The correct way to handle a hawk and trowel
  • The correct consistency of plastering materials
  • The correct application of metal beads and trims to form corners, window reveals etc
  • How and when to apply PVA in preparation for plaster
  • To apply finishing plaster to walls and bring to a good finish ready for decorating
  • To apply finishing plaster to ceilings and bring to a good finish
  • To apply backing plaster to walls and bring to a flat finish ready for skimming with finishing plaster
  • To apply render to masonry walls and bring to a good finish ready for decorating
  • How to patch holes in plasterboard and bring to a good finish

    The DIY and Building Skills Training Centre is situated in Hurst - RG10 0SD- and is easily accessible from the M4 Junction 8/9 and Junction 10.

  • Plastering

    Price on request