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Plastering & Dry Lining
London's construction sector needs trained dry liners and plasterers

Plastering & Dry Lining

Real work experience for students 

September 2015: Leading contractor, MACS Plasterboard Systems, talk to plastering Level 2 plastering students about real work experience opportunities at Chobham Manor, London E20. Students are preparing their CVs in readiness for interviews. 

MACs Plasterboard systems visit to talk about Chobham Manor real work

Above: Level 2 plastering students with Tony Myers (left) Curriculum Manager Wet Skills, with Tom and James McLoughlin (right) of MACS Plasterboard Systems. 

Endorsed as the Leading College for Plastering in London & the Home Counties

You will learn your trade in our spacious and well equipped workshops.

Did you know? A top plasterer will aim to complete 20 - 30 sq m in a day and will earn around £140 a day.

Also available at Barking & Dagenham College: 

We currently have 7 courses available.

  1. City & Guilds Plastering Diploma Level 1 Level 1
  2. City & Guilds Diploma in Dry Lining Level 2 Level 2
  3. City & Guilds Plastering Diploma Level 2 Level 2
  4. Plastering for those already employed Level 2
  5. Plastering for those already employed Level 3
  6. City & Guilds Introduction to Bricklaying and Plastering Entry Level Level E
  7. Plastering DIY evening course Level E

Students deliver children’s charity centre facelift

Student plumbers, electricians, painters and decorators, plasterers and trainee construction site managers from Barking & Dagenham College helped renovate a residential activity centre for underprivileged children as part of a project led by VINCI Facilities.

Watch this great video produced by Barking & Dagenham College media students Pavel Burmistrov and Ahmed Maqsood to find out more about this project and to meet the construction students involved.

Click here for more information about this project. 

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Become a dry liner and earn up to £120 a day

London's construction growth means dry liners are in great demand. 

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Tom McLoughlin, CEO of Macs Plasterboard Systems Ltd adds:

"People from all walks of life can enjoy a job that is physical, creative, challenging and rewarding."

"Rewards are high for anyone prepared to commit themselves, work hard and product the quality required for a fundamental part of the construction process."

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Dry Lining

Video Watch: Tony Carruthers, Curriculum Manager at the College, talks about the new demand for professional dry liners and our new course.

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Leading the way

Barking & Dagenham College was endorsed in 2012 by The Worshipful Company of Plaisterers as the Leading College for Plastering Tuition in London & the Home Counties

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  • Plastering project helps school
    Plastering project helps school

    Students from Barking & Dagenham College have given up their summer holidays to help decorate a local school. The seven plastering students have spent the last week at Sanders School, Hornchurch, re-plastering the ceiling of the school’s main corridor as it prepares for the new school term.

  • Trainees take top prizes at construction skills competition
    Trainees take top prizes at construction skills competition

    Trainees from Barking & Dagenham College have scooped 4 awards at a top construction competition organised by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

  • College plasters over the cracks with award win
    College plasters over the cracks with award win

    Barking & Dagenham College has been recognised by the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers at the prestigious annual Plaisterers’ Training Awards for its students successes. The ceremony, which recognises the highest standards of achievement in training and education within the UK plastering trade, was held this week (4th November) at Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London.

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