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Introduction to Plastering


This 4 week part-time evening course is aimed at facilitating candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Plastering.

Start dates and fees

Start date(s)

  • Week commencing – 2 October 2023
  • Week commencing – 6 November 2023
  • Week commencing – 11 December 2023
  • Week commencing – 29 January 2024
  • Week commencing – 11 March 2024
  • Week commencing – 29 April 2024


  • 5-8pm (Monday and Tuesday)


  • FREE - aged 19+ and unemployed and receiving the relevant benefit.
  • FREE - aged 19+ and not receiving benefits, but are earning less than £20,319 (please bring evidence of one wage slip dated within 3 months)
  • £75 - if you do not fall into any of 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. 

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Call our enquiries line free on 0808 100 3626.

Apply online

Next steps

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0808 100 3626
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