Intensive Plastering Course


Monday 11th August – Friday 15th August 2008

This course is being run in The Women’s Construction Centre in Sheffield. This centre offers courses to women in non-traditional trades in a well-equipped training centre and with opportunity to learn and practice plastering on a building site.

About The Course

This is an invaluable course for those women who are interested in learning a trade or who are already trades-women and want to become multi skilled.

Practical and Theoretical skills taught and practiced during the week will include

  • Introduction to plastering tools, different plasters, plaster board and their uses in the building trade

  • Rendering, Bonding and first coat plaster

  • Skimming and finishing plasterwork on walls and plasterboard

  • Angle beading and preparation of corners

Tutoring will be from 9.30 in the morning to 3.30 pm with 30 minutes for lunch.

The Women’s Construction Centre will provide all materials and course notes.

Tutor: Suzanne Hutt: Suzanne is a qualified Plasterer who has working in the industry for 10 years and has previously taught the NVQ in plastering at Dearne Valley College, Nr Barnsley

Cost: £300

If you are an unemployed lone parent, living in Rotherham, Barnsley or certain parts of Sheffield or are under 25 you may be eligible for a bursary and child care costs. Please contact us for details

Details on above from WCC, 21 Buckenham Street, Sheffield, S4 7 JQ,

Email: or tel 0114 273 70 46

Logged in users of the website can add comments to this page.
Login to this site if you'd like to add a comment. Sign-up for an account if you are not currently a member.

<< | Up | >>

Print version

The content on this page was added to the website by Michelle Cook on 2008-06-19 17:13:44.
The content of the page was last modified by Jamie Marriott on 2008-06-20 16:03:43.

Follow us on Twitter @TheBMessenger

All content is copyright © Burngreave Messenger Ltd. or its voluntary contributors, unless otherwise stated, not to be reproduced without permission. If you have any comments, or are interested in contributing to the Messenger and getting involved, please contact us.

Burngreave Messenger Ltd. Abbeyfield Park House, Abbeyfield Road, Sheffield S4 7AT.
Telephone: 0114 242 0564. Email:
Company Limited by Guarantee: 04642734
Registered Charity: 1130836

The Burngreave Messenger is a community newspaper with editorial independence, funded by the Big Lottery, Foyle Foundation, Trusthouse Charitable Foundation, the Garfield Weston Foundation, the Scurrah Wainwright Charity, local residents and our advertisers.

Help the Messenger with a donation