Short Course – An Introduction to Plastering & Tiling

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Introduction to Plastering & Tiling is a taster course for those who want to learn the basics in both. You will learn to cut and fix plasterboard, apply a skim coat of plaster, advance to laying several coats of plaster and finish to a smooth finish and deal with damaged areas. Also learn how to render and lay screed. Finally you will learn how to prepare walls, tile and grout them to a polished finish.
The course is ideal for hobbyists who have their own projects to work on but would be suitable for workers in the trade who want to upskill.

To register your interest, please use our online form here

  • College certificate
  • No prior experience necessary

You will need to bring:

  • Steel toe-capped boots (to be worn at all times while on course)
  • H or 2H pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser/rubber
  • Pens/pencils
  • Notebook/paper


  • More detail to follow but we will offer a variety of courses ranging from term-long Saturday courses and one or two week blocks over Easter and Summer 
  • Fees tbc and dependent on length of course. Please apply via website to register your interest and we will contact you with further details in due course 
  • N/A (college certification only)
  • Other practical short course from our programme