North London Plastering Course - Location Bedford – North of London, St Pancras to Bedford Station 45 minutes (Station Pick Up available)
The 1 day weekend Plastering Course teaches the essential techniques for successful plastering. The aim is to equip you with the knowledge and ability to plaster a wall, on your own to a good standard.
Who it's for
The course is suitable for: both men & women, home owners, builders, beginners and improvers. No plastering experience is needed; being a personalised course means that we can start right at the beginning, or from a point that you want to improve your skills from.
What you'll learn
A general overview of the plastering process.
The techniques needed to achieve a flat backing coat and a smooth finish coat.
How to practice at home.
How to apply what you've learnt to your own particular project.
8:45 to 9:15 Arrival / Welcome Coffee
9:15 About the tools, materials and process
9:30 Demonstration/Explanation of backing coat techniques
10:00 Mixing plaster
10:15 Apply a backing coat to a wall under instruction, and obtain a flat professional finish
12.15 Lunch Break
12:45 Demonstration/Explanation of Skimming coat techniques.
1:00 Skim a wall under instruction and obtain a nice clean professional finish
3:00 Coffee, Question & Answer Session
Times are approximate
1:1 Instruction / Tuition The 1 day Plastering Course is professional but informal and due to just being 1:1 means that we can go at a pace that suits you and allows you to ask as many questions as you like.
All courses are 100% practical. Tuition is given through a series of demonstrations and then instruction whilst you are plastering a wall.
Backing Coat Instruction
Preparation of background
Application of backing coat
Straightening & levelling
Floating backing coat ready to accept top finish coat
Applying base coat to a patch (leaving a suitable depth for finish coat)
Finish Coat Instruction
How to spread a flat even coat of plaster 2mm thick over the whole wall.
the process of plastering that ensures a smooth flat surface is obtained.
Master the art of...
obtaining a polished surface.
Guaranteed - with 1:1 tuition.
The 1 day 'Learn to Plaster' course at the weekend costs £200 per person.
£50 deposit is payable now. The remaining balance of £150 is payable on the day of your course. Alternatively you can make payment in full.
To book your course please select your preferred date below