4 Day Weekend Plastering Course (Over Two Weekends)

Rated 4.70 out of 5 based on 20 customer ratings
(20 customer reviews)


4 Day Weekend (split over two weekends) 8.30am until 5.00pm.

 Silver Trowel HQ, Glorious G6, Daedalus Park, Daedalus Drive, Lee on the Solent, Hampshire, PO13 9FX

The total course cost is £470.00 including VAT.

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Our 4 day weekend plastering course is split over two weekend and consists of practical in- house training, taking place at our training centre and will teach you all the foundation skills of plastering.

During our 4 day weekend plastering course you will learn:

  • Health & Safety and selection of the correct PPE
  • To cut and fix angle beads for windows and reveals
  • To cut and fix plaster board to walls and ceilings
  • To scrim tape standard and internal joints
  • To mix plastering materials
  • To prepare surfaces before plastering with bonding coat plaster and finishing plaster, ensuring a smooth finished surface ready for decorating
  • To 2 coat skim ceilings
  • To 2 coat skim walls
  • To apply PVA sealers to existing surfaces.

What will we teach you?

The principles of plastering will be taught in a hands on fashion. The course is entirely workshop based under the guidance of our qualified plastering instructors who will ensure that you complete your training with the confidence to tackle your required plastering jobs. This course is an ideal taster for anyone considering a career in Plastering.

Whilst training on our plastering courses you will have access to all tools and materials you need to complete your plastering tasks, you will also have a fully trained instructor on hand to help you with any problems or difficulties you have whilst training and it doesn’t end there, we will also be available by phone or email to offer support after you have finished your course.

Your suitability

Our 4 Day Weekend plastering course are suitable for those with little or no plastering experience.

Additional information


Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th & Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th March 2018, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd & Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th April 2018, Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th & Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th May 2018, Saturday 16th, Sunday 17th & Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th June 2018

20 reviews for 4 Day Weekend Plastering Course (Over Two Weekends)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    I did this plastering course to aid with my home improvements as I am a qualified bricklaying After completing this 4 days of training I am very confident with my plastering skills. Thank you to the instructors for all their help.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    An excellent course which was great value I am very pleased with my new plastering skills and after only 4 days intensive training. I will be attending further courses and would recommend Silver Trowel to any one looking for the best quality training provider..

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    One word… Excellent!!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Great plastering course. Well worth the time and effort.. My employer will be pleased with my abilities also..

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Definitely feel that I have learned a new skill that I will use professionally. Colin really knows his trade..

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    I would highly recommend Silver Trowel for the quality of their training and training facilities. Back for more soon..

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    I finished this course in April 2016 I really enjoyed the course and feel that I have learnt more than expected in just 4 days….

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Clear. Precise. Friendly. Informative. Put you at ease. With a spacious open environment. Great tools “Professional quality”

  9. Rated 4 out of 5

    This was I good course I plan to return for the bricklaying course

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    I attended this course as part of my retraining plans. I would like to continue with the City and Guilds qualification. I would recommend Silver Trowel to others.

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    This plastering course was great value for the money. The pace of teaching was set just right. Good instruction from the trainers..

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    I attended the plastering course to learn “NEW SKILLS” With the help of Colin and Chris the instructors I did just that!

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    The instructors were “Outstanding” The course was simply “Excellent”

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    The trainers performed very well I learned exactly what I needed to know..

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    I really enjoyed the plastering course with Silver Trowel I did not think I would learn as much as I did in just 4 days.. So I am very happy knowing that I can now carry out my home projects.. Thanks guys..

  16. Rated 4 out of 5

    The trainers knew what to do to get the whole group up to speed with the various tasks. I hope to attend one of Silver Trowels City and Guilds courses in the future.

  17. Rated 4 out of 5

    The trainers performance was exceptional I was recommended to attend the course by my brother. I would also recommend this plastering course to others..

  18. Rated 4 out of 5

    This was a very well constructed plastering course. It was a great introduction to the skills needed. I would recommend it to others for home projects.

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    The trainers Colin and Chris are so helpful and informative. I have already signed up for the 5 week City and Guilds course based on what I have experienced already. Thanks Team Silver Trowel See you guys soon.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Colin and Chris make the course a real pleasure. A perfect working pace and it really is surprising how much you can pick up over the 4 days. After completing this course, I have moved onto the 5 week course, without hesitation to recommend.

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