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City & Guilds Plastering Course

Awarding Body City & Guilds

City & Guilds Certificate


Able Skills can offer you the opportunity to obtain a City & Guilds certificate in plastering. This accredited 4 week basic plastering qualification is an excellent start for anyone looking to start training as a Plasterer. Weekend training is also available to complete this course.

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What You’ll Learn

The course will provide you with hands-on training during which time you will be assessed by our qualified plastering assessors. The entire City & Guilds process is completed here on site at Able Skills which ensures this course is delivered using the correct procedures and without delay.

You will be trained and assessed across the following areas:

  • Introduction to Health and Safety
  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Preparing background surfaces and applying render coats
  • Preparing background surfaces and applying finishing coats
  • Mixing materials and applying floating coats

How You’ll Learn

This is an intensive 4 weeks of hands on training, during which time you will build a portfolio of your work. You will be assessed on a variety of units as detailed above.

Courses Open To You After

If upon completion of this course you would like to learn much more then you can consider upgrading to City & Guilds Certificate & Training to NVQ Level 2. This would require you to train for an additional 4 weeks; payment would be adjusted to reflect what you have already paid on this course.

Additional Info

If you are still unsure if plastering is the career of your choice, why not try our 5 day Introductory Plastering course first. This will help you decide if you want to progress to a qualification and a career in Plastering.

This is a hands-on, practical plastering course and you will be involved at every stage and will be participating throughout. It is therefore recommended you bring suitable clothing and for your own safety, steel capped footwear is essential.

Duration & Cost

This is a 4 week course and the cost is £1495.00 including vat. A deposit of £400.00 will secure a booking with the balance payable over the period of the training.

If you opt for weekend training, you will be allocated 5 weekends of training (arranged on a 2 weekend on and 2 weekend off basis) and then you will be required to attend for a 9 day block for the final assessments - this will start on a Saturday and end on the following Sunday.

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Product Questions

Hi i am interested in working as a plasterer at some stage and would like to know the best route to doing this, is it advisable to do a city and guilds and if so i am currently working in the week so what options could i have to do this?
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