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.