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City & Guilds 6217 Plastering Course

6 Week Course
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Plastering Courses

What you’ll learn on this course...


Health and safety requirements.
The correct use of materials, equipment and tools.
Planing fixing and cutting plasterboad.
Angle beads cutting and fixing
Jointing Tape application methods
Using a Plasterers Hawk and Trowel.
Mixing and applying Bonding Plaster.
Mixing and applying Finishing Plaster.
Mixing and applying Rendering.
Skimming and finishing Techniques.
Invisable repair to damaged plasterboad.

On top of this the City and Guilds Mandatory Units and 2 optional units make this a really enjoyable intensive and rewarding course.



6 Week City and Guilds Plastering Courses

The plastering City & Guilds 6217-04 qualification provides an excellent introduction to the skills required for plastering to enable you to work as a plasterer.

Q. Who is course suitable for ?

Anyone who wants to be a plasterer and gain a valuable plastering qualification.

Choose the dates to suit your circumstances. You can train around your work and family commitments! 6 weeks plastering training, to be completed over a 12 month period, either in one straight block or in individual weeks to suit your commitments. Generally people complete the course over six straight weeks, however its up to you! Pay for your plastering course in instalments as you go along, spreading the cost. Secure your place with a small deposit. Choose a start date that suits you!

Course Content



This course is usually completed over an 6 week period and includes 15 learning units of the City and Guilds plastering qualification.

For the award of a certificate, candidates must successfully complete 15 units in total.

Mandatory Units

016 Repairing a patch in a plastered wall
065 Boarding and setting a ceiling in one coat
066 Applying a floating coat to wall and attached pier
067 Applying & finishing the setting coat to a floored wall & attached pier
068 Applying a floating coat to square or rectangular column
069 Applying a floating finishing coat to a square or rectangular column
070 Scrim and skim finish with plaster

Optional Units

017 Screeding a sand & cement floor from a given level or datum point
018 Introduction to fixing floor tiles and skirting tiles
071 Applying a textured finish with border
072 Replaster over textured ceiling using bonding agent
073 Applying a plain rendering and finish with a wood float
074 Applying a Tyrolean hand machine finish to a prepared wall
075 Fixing bellcast bead and applying scratch coats to wall areas
076 Applying pebbledash finish to prepared wall

Additional Test

099 Basic Construction Skills Health & Safety on-line test

Course Duration



Usually completed over the course of 6 weeks. Each week can be arranged separately to suit your own commitments and be paid for as you go along.

Course Costs



£2000 inc VAT. A deposit of £500 is required on booking with easy installments of approx £250 each week as you go along.

How do i apply?



Just give one of our girls a call on 01708 344 700 to arrange your course start date.



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