Welcome to Liverpool School of Plastering

Whether you're a beginner, a DIY enthusiast, or a professional seeking to enhance your skills, our courses are designed to cater to individuals of all skill levels.

Our primary focus is to provide participants with the knowledge and techniques required to excel in the art of plastering.

We understand that many individuals wish to save money by plastering their own homes, and we're here to help you achieve that goal.

By enrolling in our courses, you'll gain the confidence and expertise needed to successfully skim rooms and transform your living spaces.

Unlike traditional classroom settings, our courses prioritize hands-on experience. We believe that practical learning is the most effective way to master the art of plastering.

With a maximum of 4 participants per course, you can expect personalized attention from our experienced instructors.

Flexibility is one of our key offerings. If you need to change the scheduled course days, simply inform us after booking, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs, based on availability.

What you will learn on the Course

In our Hands-On Intensive Plastering Courses, we cover a wide range of essential skills and techniques to ensure you become a proficient plasterer. Here are some of the key topics we cover:

  1. Applying different types of plaster to specific surfaces: You will learn about the various types of plaster available and how to apply them to different surfaces, such as walls and ceilings.
  2. Installing and securing plasterboard: We'll teach you the proper methods for installing plasterboard on walls and ceilings, ensuring they are securely fixed in place.
  3. Choosing the appropriate type of board: Understanding the different types of plasterboard and knowing which one to use for specific applications is crucial. We'll guide you in selecting the right board for each job.
  4. Skimming over plasterboard: Skimming is the process of creating a smooth finish over plasterboard. We'll show you the techniques and tools required to achieve a flawless, professional result.
  5. Installing finishing beads: Finishing beads are essential for creating clean, straight edges and corners. You'll learn how to install them properly for a polished final appearance.
  6. Repairing existing plaster surfaces: We'll cover the necessary steps and techniques for repairing damaged or cracked plaster surfaces, ensuring a seamless finish.
  7. Plastering and repairing ceilings: Ceilings present their own unique challenges, and we'll teach you how to tackle them effectively, from preparation to finishing.

Additionally, we now offer rendering courses, expanding our training to include this valuable skill. We understand that each participant may have specific needs and goals, so we can tailor our courses accordingly to address your individual requirements.

During the course, you will have access to a set of plastering tools to use. This will give you hands-on experience with the tools of the trade, allowing you to practice your skills in a realistic and practical training bay.

If you're ready to gain valuable plastering and rendering skills in a supportive and practical environment, contact us today to book your spot in our limited-capacity courses.

most common questions that we get asked.

Frequently asked questions

Will I get a qualification

You will get a Certificate of training from us, this will list what aspects of plastering you have received in your training,

What can i expect to gain from this course

The ability to plaster walls the longer you are with us the better you will get

Also you will gain the vital information and knowledge about the plastering industry and help you decide if you want to work towards being a qualified plasterer

Can i change days

Yes its no problem.Just let us know when booking.

Do i need to bring anything for the course?

The only thing you need to bring is suitable clothing. All tools and equipment are supplied for you during your plastering course, we only use quality tools and equipment.

How many people are on the course?

There is only 4 places per Day as soon as the days are booked up the course will be marked as sold out.

How to know what course to choose

If you are planning on refurbishing your own home or planning on just trying out plastering we would recommend a 2 or 5 day course .

if you are planning on becoming a plasterer we would recommend a 10 day course