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Introduction to Plastering


This four-week part-time evening course is designed to help adults aged 19 and over learn, develop, and practice the skills needed for employment and/or career progression in plastering. The course is conducted in small, supportive groups and is both fun and engaging.

Start dates and fees

Start date(s)

  • Please refer to the table below.


  • 5.00-8.00pm (Monday and Tuesday)


  • FREE - aged 19+ unemployed and in receipt of qualifying benefits OR employed but earning less than £22,308 per year
  • £75 - if you do not fall into the above criteria.
Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
over 19

What will I study?

You will study how to:

  • Prepare background surfaces
  • Prepare the correct mix of plastering materials
  • Apply render scratch coat to internal backgrounds
  • Fix sheet materials
  • Apply multi finish to plasterboard background

Entry requirements

  • This course is only available to learners aged 19+.
  • No previous experience or skills are required.

How long is the course?

4 weeks.

How will I be assessed?

Practical assessment.

What does the course lead to?

Completing this course could lead to working in a junior plasterer role within construction or as a maintenance professional, either employed or self-employed.

Local employers in the area include council maintenance departments, housing associations and schools. 

What can I progress onto?

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Apply online

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