12 weeks


Rush Green


Jan 2021
Jan 2022


Adult 19+

Ideal for the DIY enthusiast, homeowner or for those thinking about a change of career!

With just 3 hours a week of training, this course is intended to be manageable alongside other commitments. It takes place in our state-of-the-art workshops with expert tutors.

You'll learn the basic skills in plastering:

  • Use and maintenance of tools
  • Basic plastering techniques
  • Rendering and setting walls
  • Boarding and setting a ceiling
  • Patch repair

There is no exam as part of this course - you'll be informally assessed throughout the 12 weeks.

No formal qualifications are required for this course - we just ask that you're enthusiastic and keen to learn!

We have one of the largest construction departments in the south-east of England, so you'll be learning from the best.

This course might stimulate your interest in learning other specific trades.

If so, we've got plenty to choose from at Barking & Dagenham College.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.