This short course is for anybody looking to improve their DIY skills or add another string to their construction skill set. During the 4 days you will learn how to Render and Floor Screed:
  • Understand the different tools and equipment used in Plastering & Rendering.
  • Know how to carry out preparations required prior to Plastering & Rendering
  • Gain knowledge of different backgrounds that receive Plaster & Render
  • Materials used¬†including bonding, multi finish, board, different beads, PVA and Thistle Bond
  • Apply plaster to plaster-boarded walls
  • Apply plaster to previously plastered walls
  • Measure, and cut plaster boards and fix these to different backgrounds
  • Fix plasterboard to solid walls using dot and dab technique
  • Apply plaster to a full ceiling
  • Patch and repair damaged walls and ceilings
  • Apply a scratch coat
  • Apply a top coat to a flat render finish.
If you are in the Armed Forces, you are able to use your SLC or IRTC towards the cost of the course.  


9th April 2018
13th August 2018