5 Day Foundation Plastering Course

Rated 4.75 out of 5 based on 63 customer ratings
(63 customer reviews)

£470.00

Duration:
5 Days, Monday to Friday, 8.30am until 5.00pm.

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

Cost:
The total course cost is £470.00 including VAT.

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Description

This 5 day foundation plastering course consists of 5 days practical in- house training, taking place at our training centre and will teach you all the foundation skills of plastering.

During this 5 day 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 5 Day Plastering Courses are suitable for those with little or no plastering experience.

 

Additional information

Date:

Monday 2nd July 2018, Monday 16th July 2018, Monday 23rd July 2018, Monday 3rd September 2018, Monday 10th September 2018, Monday 17th September 2018, Monday 24th September 2018

63 reviews for 5 Day Foundation Plastering Course

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Damon

    Damon – May 21, 2018
    Well conducted course with good practical advice, I would recommend Silver Trowel and will return for future courses. Thank you Colin for all your help.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tony Bird

    Tony Bird – May 27, 2018
    Good facilities in a nice location, another string to my bow. Will definitely return for the Bricklaying course.
    Colin is a great instructor but next time more biscuits please.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Daniel

    Daniel P – May 25, 2018
    Excellent course, leaving feeling confident in my ability and feel ready to do more plastering.
    thanks very much Colin.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Fernando

    Fernando – May 25, 2018
    The course was everything I was looking for to help with the renovation of my house. Great experience, fun and great people. Thank you Colin, keep up the hard work.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Steve Clark

    Steve Clark – May 21, 2018
    Really enjoyed the course, Colin is a great tutor, always had time to help everyone and showed us top quality.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brad Finch (verified owner)

    I have just completed a 5 day plastering course. I am very pleased with the skills and techniques I have learned. Colin the instructor was very helpful throughout. I’m looking forward to tackling some artex soon!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gavin Rice

    This plastering course gave me all that I wanted and more than I did not think that you could learn so much in just 5 days. The facilities are great and the instructors go out of their way to help you progress. I plan to come again for further courses in the future. Thank you to team Silver Trowel

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mark Verity

    This plastering course met all my expectations The instructors performance was excellent The training facility is modern with all the best tools available for everyone to use. No sharing tools at Silver Trowel and thats a fact! The course was great value for money and I would recommend the course to anyone.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nathan Hooper

    Nathan Hooper – July 28th 2017
    I am training for a future career and found the course very good, the training facility has everything needed for tasks and I would return for Base Coat Plastering, Rendering and Coving.

  10. Rated 4 out of 5

    Mark Chambers

    Mark Chambers – June 6th 2017
    Friendly, knowledgeable Trainer. Really enjoyable course.
    Would like to return to do the Rendering course.

  11. Rated 4 out of 5

    Michael Ludgate

    Michael Ludgate – July 30 2017
    Good overall experience, taught all the things I wanted. Very knowledgeable and
    approachable trainer, very happy to impart his knowledge. Would return for a longer course in future.

  12. Rated 3 out of 5

    Virtual Private Servers

    On the final day students get to put their own ideas into practice what a great way to round off a fun and enjoyable week. This course was definitely good value for money and I now feel confident in my basic bricklaying skills.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Susan Cheval

    This plastering course with Silver Trowel totally exceeded my expectations in every way. I now have the new skills that i require and will be improving on them by taking the city and guilds plastering qualifications.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    James Russel

    An excellent plastering course I cannot fault it in anyway Just brilliant. Back for my City & Guilds course later in the year.

  15. Rated 4 out of 5

    Michael Ludgate

    I found that this course delivered for me and I will use my new skills to improve my trade services offered to my customers. I am a fully qualified electrician I will not have to wait for a plasterer now to fill my chases ; ))
    May well come back for more training on rendering etc.

  16. Rated 4 out of 5

    Nigel Copland

    So much packed into the 5 days plastering training I never expected to learn so much. But I did!! I will be back for the Tiling course. Thank you Silver Trowel

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Chris Larden

    Great value the training facility is modern light and well stocked with quality tools I would highly recommend that people came to Silver Trowel for their construction courses.

  18. Rated 4 out of 5

    Mark Chambers

    This plastering course fully met my expectations Plus it was great value and I enjoyed my learning experience all of Silver Trowels staff were friendly, knowledgeable, able and competent. I will be recommending their range of courses to others.

  19. Rated 4 out of 5

    Robert

    A great course to learn the basics of what you need for your own domestic projects. Excellent training facilities

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul Welsh

    Strange as it may seem but my partner brought me this plastering course as a birthday gift. I have learnt so much almost my best ever present!

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stuart Kimber

    My employer paid for this plastering course So as to help me improve on my trowel skills His money was well spent Plus I had a great time at Silver Trowel.
    Thank you guys..

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stephen Byrne

    I attended this course as part of re training for my current job. I am surprised at how much I have learnt in just 5 days. I have really enjoyed my time here and will be booking onto the bricklaying course.

  23. Rated 5 out of 5

    Luke

    I was made to feel at home by Team Silver Trowel I could see my abilities improving day to day. Planning to return for the Tiling course

  24. Rated 5 out of 5

    Fred Reed

    A very well run plastering course Plenty of demo’s plus loads of hands on training to follow..

  25. Rated 4 out of 5

    Stephan

    I completed this course back in April 2016. I was not sure what to expect as I had never used a plastering trowel before. Now I feel I want to continue to improve on my skills learnt at Silver Trowel and to return for the full city and guilds course. Thanks Team Silver Trowel.

  26. Rated 5 out of 5

    Neil Duncan

    Colin is a great training and all round good bloke His team are also well informed and great fun to learn with. I could be back for the C&G plastering course in the future. See you all again soon

  27. Rated 4 out of 5

    Patrick Elsbury

    Clear instruction with a good balance of practical and theory A nice relaxed learning environment I will recommend this course to others.

  28. Rated 5 out of 5

    Andy Goodall

    I have previously done the Bricklaying course with Silver Trowel. I saw how well the plastering students were also doing so I booked myself onto this 5 day course. I am going to complete the City and Guilds plastering course also.

  29. Rated 5 out of 5

    Chris Briggs

    The trainers are very good I feel I have learnt more than I expected this is an excellent course as an introduction to plastering.

  30. Rated 4 out of 5

    Roger McLaughlin

    The trainers at Silver Trowel are very professional But friendly too The training facilities are great I would recommend this course to others. I really enjoyed my time there….

  31. Rated 4 out of 5

    Sam Ward.

    A family member recommended this plastering course to me. Colin and Chris make quite a team. Quality training from two great guys. Thanks! I would recommend this course to others. I also intend to complete the 5 week city and guilds course.

  32. Rated 5 out of 5

    Matt Drake

    I attended this plastering course as part of a company booking. So as to add another construction skill. This course was brilliant I will be paying for the city and guilds course myself. Looking forward to returning to Silver Trowel.

  33. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tim Starns

    I attended this 5 day plastering course back n June 2015. As a property developer I am now taking advantage of the new skills that I learnt with Silver Trowel. They have a good location plus I really enjoyed the course.

  34. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul Roast

    The teachers were very informative and helpful I enjoyed this 5 day plastering course I would like to do a longer course to build on what I have learned already.

  35. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kevin Gatford

    Great value for money Very knowledgeable trainers Who gave great advise and explained every stage of the course clearly. The course has given me the confidence to go on and take their city and guilds course. Thanks Team Silver Trowel.

  36. Rated 5 out of 5

    Gavin St John-Heath

    I thought that the trainers performance was very professional Answering all my questions. I would highly recommend Silver Trowel to others wanted to learn new skill’s I plan to return for their bricklaying course.

  37. Rated 5 out of 5

    Richard Tarrant

    I found this course to be good value for the money. Excellent teachers with loads of knowledge and experiance that they shared with the whole group.

  38. Rated 4 out of 5

    Martin Bailey

    The Silver Trowel Trainers were very good at what they do I would recommend them to others.

  39. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ryan Gange

    Put simply. This plastering course was “Spot On” Back for the City & Guilds course in the near future.

  40. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stuart Walker

    The Instructors at Silver Trowel really knew their trade. With great demo’s. Teaching at its best. I would recommend this plastering course to other’s.

  41. Rated 5 out of 5

    Morgan Furness

    I thought the trainers were very good Helped me throughout I will be back for more..

  42. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lee Pauley

    The instructors were fantastic The training centre was great I found Silver Trowel easily online..

  43. Rated 4 out of 5

    Mark Edwards

    I have enjoyed this course and will return to achieve my city and guilds qualification..

  44. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stuart Boncey

    I would recommend Silver Trowel plastering training centre to others.. I also fancy doing their Venetian plaster course..

  45. Rated 5 out of 5

    James Fothereill

    This plastering course was great value for money I would recommend it to others. I hope to return for the Bricklaying course..

  46. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tommy Hedges

    I really enjoyed my time learning new skills at Silver Trowel Their Instructors have a great amount of knowledge. Very helpful throughout..

  47. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jamie

    The Instructors were very helpful answering all the questions that I had. I plan to follow up my plastering skills learnt with Silver Trowels City and Guilds course. Highly recommended..

  48. Rated 5 out of 5

    James Walsh

    Simple “Excellent” Fantastic course With great trainers..

  49. Rated 5 out of 5

    Ray Legge

    I found Silver Trowel easily with a web search The course week was loads of fun and gave me confidence to carry out my own domestic projects..

  50. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lisa Wilson

    This plastering course exceeded my expectations I feel confident in my abilities to carry out projects at home. The staff are all friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you

  51. Rated 4 out of 5

    Matt Coton

    Great tips given with all my questions answered. I will be back for more courses!

  52. Rated 5 out of 5

    Pasqualino

    The teaching performance was to a high standard with great demo’s The use of quality branded tool’s with a real working environment. I plan to return for the City and guilds plastering course.

  53. Rated 5 out of 5

    dave swords

    5 day plastering course was fantastic, colin is a superb teacher with clear instructions and patience. Will be booking more courses in the future. http://www.basicplumbingcourse.com

  54. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nicholas Osman

    The instructors gave very clear and informative advise both for the practical training and the theory, I learnt some new and very useful skills and all in just 5 days..

  55. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mike

    The course was very well set up I enjoyed my 5 days of expert tuition from the instructors at Silver Trowel

  56. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lloyd Hayes

    This plastering course was very good value for the money and I learnt more than I had expected too. Thanks to Colin and Chris the plastering instructors. I plan to return for further courses.

  57. Rated 5 out of 5

    James Shields

    I came along to this 5 day plastering course in April 2015. It was a very good course and I felt I learnt a lot in just 5 days. I have recommended Silver Trowel to my friends.

  58. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jaymes Musson

    The Silver Trowel Instructors are excellent teachers, the plastering workshop was ideal. I plan to return for the 5 week city and guilds course.

  59. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lee Tilbury

    The training facilities are good I would return for other courses and I am happy to recommend Silver Trowel to others. Their courses are also great value for money.

  60. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jon Kisko

    I choose this 5 day plastering course to help improve on my existing plastering technique. I was very impressed by the end of just day 1 to see how I was already learning better skills, after the 5 days I am now very confident in my abilities. Thank you to the team at Silver Trowel. I will be back for your bricklaying course.

  61. Rated 5 out of 5

    Joe Goolding

    I went along on this 5 day plastering course as part of a company booking. The instructors were very good and very friendly putting me at ease. I would like to return for their bricklaying course. I have already recommended Silver Trowel to my friends and other work colleagues.

  62. Rated 5 out of 5

    Chris Austin

    My plastering course was booked by my company to give me additional skills as I work for a housing maintenance company. The trainers Colin & Chris are both very professional in the delivery of the course elements. I thought the course was excellent.

  63. Rated 4 out of 5

    Richard Martin

    I really enjoyed this 5 day plastering course. I found the training facilities to be very good as was my trainer. I plan to return for their bricklaying course.

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