Plasterboarding and finishing

What topics are covered by the course?

Fitting plasterboard and applying finish are the two most frequently performed plastering tasks, and this course compiles their key elements into a single four day programme. At TMC you will learn the tools of the trade in fantastic, spacious and well equipped purpose-built facilities. Topics covered include:
Health and safety Identifying possible risks when fitting plasterboard and applying finish and how to protect yourself.

Tools and materials - Understanding the various types of plasterboard, joint reinforcement and finishing products. You will also learn how to select, use and maintain all required tools.

Surface preparation - Analysing different backgrounds and determine the treatments required to allow proper board adhesion.

Setting out Planning to ensure plasterboards are flat, level and in their correct locations to ensure a quality finish and maximum structural strength.

Fixing Mixing plasterboard adhesive and securing with dabs, screw selection and placement.

Finishing Mixing finishes and methods of application to create a smooth, flat surface.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for those looking to further their career in the plastering industry or simply learn a new skill.

What will I be able to do on completion?

On completion of the course the learner will be able set out and fix plasterboards, and produce a smooth flat surface using finishing plasters.

How will I be assessed?

The learner will be assessed through observation of acquired skills.

If you would like more information or to book onto the programme call 0191 229 5000 or email

Guide Price: 425

Delivery: In house
Category: Construction »
Duration: 4 Days
Qualification: TMC Certificate

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