Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Plastering Basics

Cambridge Campus

Course Code:CC9PLLC
Start Date:07/05/2019
End Date:18/06/2019
Start Time:18:00
End Time:20:30


Course Overview

The course covers Health and Safety in the workshop and relating to the course, familiarisation of tools use and care, types of materials used, mixing techniques, co-ordination of hawk and trowel, applying plaster to wall area, dot and dab and other dry lining techniques, including using scrim tape and easy fill, improving trowel techniques for plastering a wall and skimming a full sized wall.

Progression & Career Opportunities

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What Else do I need to Know?

Due to the nature of the work a boiler suit/coverall is highly recommended. Steel toe cap boots will also be needed as you will be in a workshop environment.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

There is no formal assessment of the students.

How to Enrol

Please complete a CRC enrolment form, which can be downloaded from our website You will also find a copy of the enrolment form in our part-time prospectus. Alternatively, please contact our Enquiry Team on tel. 01223 226315 or email

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a CRC Enrolment Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here. The Enrolment Form can also be found in the back of our part-time prospectus or contact us via email

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.