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Introduction to Plastering Workshop

This short leisure course is designed for anyone wishing to try their hand at plastering and have a desire to learn from the professionals. You may want to progress from this short course to a course which offers a recognised qualification.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course starts on Tuesday 27th February 2018 running over 3 weeks of an evening from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.

What will I study?

This short course in specifically designed to give participants an introduction into plastering.

You will cover:

  • Selection and use of tools, materials and equipment
  • Boarding a ceiling
  • 'Dot and dab' boarding to walls
  • Jointing techniques
  • Application and finishing techniques

How is it assessed?

There is no formal assessment. The course is aimed to increase your own knowledge of the subject matter.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

There are no formal entry requirements. All you will need is commitment and enthusiasm. As with all our introduction courses the main emphasis is to come and enjoy.

What are the course fees?

This three-week workshop will cost £30. Course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information on financial support that may be available, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

You may want to develop your skills further and apply to study for a recognised accredited qualification.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Why study Construction with us?

Workplace Environment

You will develop your skills and knowledge in our impressive specialist workshops.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Showcase Your Skills

Take part in industry competitions like SkillBuild. Our students have won every year.

Excellent Progression

Your course can help you to secure an apprenticeship or a job in the industry.

Industry Links

We have strong links with employers such as Bagnalls Painting and Decorating.