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Lime Plastering - Full Course

An intensive 4 days practical course in which we show you all the stages of lime plastering

Lime Plastering - Full Course
Lime Plastering - Full Course

Time & Location

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08 Oct 2024, 10:00 – 11 Oct 2024, 16:00

carringtonLIME training Centre, Unit 7 The Stenders Business Centre, Mitcheldean GL17 0ZE, UK

About the Event

This is a four day practical course  which combines our Part 1 and Part 2 Lime Plastering courses.  Students will look at why lime is used in older  properties, the different types of lime and their uses, varying sands  and aggregrates and learn how to create the perfect mix. 

Course Day Timings: 10am to 4pm on all days

Course content:

  • Why use Lime
  • Types of Lime
  • Aggregates and how to use them
  • Preparing a wall for plastering
  • Base coat and top coat hands on practical
  • How to create different plaster finishes
  • Skim coats and finishes
  • Repairing lath
  • Suitable mixes for lath work
  • Insulating plastering - benefits, how to make your own and application techniques

As part of the course fee you will receive a comprehensive course handbook.

Plastering Tool Kit - Optional

We provide all tools for the duration of the course, however if you don't have your own tools at home, to help you get started with your projects we have put together a plastering tool kit which you can pick up when you attend the course. The kit includes:

  • Bucket
  • Sponge Float
  • Plastering Float
  • Scratcher
  • Nail Float
  • Trowel
  • Hawk
  • Straight Edge
  • Bucket Trowel

The only thing left to purchase are your materials!

If you would like to purchase a tool kit, add it to your basket below.


This course is suitable for those with little experience as well as  time served plasterers. 


  • Plastering Tool Kit

    Tax: VAT included
  • Full Plastering Course

    4 day ticket

    Tax: VAT included



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