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Airless Spray Plaster

Our airless plaster spraying course is designed to help tradespeople grow their profits and expand their skills in the industry. With our support, you’ll learn valuable techniques and gain the proficiency to spray plaster walls and ceilings, finish corners, and maintain your equipment. This course will give you the foundation you need to succeed, giving you more free time to enjoy your work and increase your earnings. Join us now and take the first step towards growth and development!

Airless Spray Plaster Course

This comprehensive course in airless plaster spraying is designed to equip decorators, plasterers, and other professionals with the skills and knowledge they need to take their craft to the next level.

By completing practical and written assessments covering everything from taping and jointing to finishing techniques and fault finding, you’ll gain a valuable foundation in spray plaster, equipment setup and maintenance, and product selection. With an emphasis on growth and development, this course will teach you how to expand your skills and profit from new opportunities in the field.

Whether you’re looking to improve your existing techniques or explore new avenues for growth, this course is an essential investment in your professional development.

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Airless Spray Plaster course overview

You will cover the following:
• Taping & jointing
• Internal & external
• Corner joints
• Health & safety
• Setting up the machine
• Practical spraying
• Troweling
• Cleaning & maintenance
• Fault finding
• Second coat plaster
• Systems
• Sanding corners and machine sanding
• Spraying paint over plaster
• Practical assessments

Course Objectives:
• Students will know about health and safety regarding spray plaster
• Students will learn about tools, products and machines available
• Students will be able to spray plaster walls and ceilings
• Students will be able to smooth off the spray plaster with either a trowel or spatula
• Students will be able to finish corners correctly
• Students will be able to carry out essential machine maintenance
• Students will be able to abrade the plaster by hand or machine sander

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About City & Guilds

City & Guilds is a household brand and a global leader in skills development.

Over one million people earn a City & Guilds qualification every year, providing them with the skills they need to thrive in the workplace. In the global economy, the ability to compete depends on building a skilled, competent and confident workforce. City & Guilds understands the value of portable skills and globally recognised standards that enable people and organisations to succeed. 

It partners with Governments, employers and educators in over 50 countries across five continents to advise them on developing high-quality skills training that meets the needs of the global workforce without compromising on local demands.

City & Guilds is a City & Guilds Group Business founded in 1878 and incorporated by Royal Charter. City & Guilds is part of the City & Guilds Group, comprising City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Digitalme and Gen2. Together, the businesses set the standards for corporate learning, on-the-job development, and skills recognition. 

If anyone needs any additional help to complete the written assessment, please get in touch, and we can discuss how we can help.

Completing the assessments is compulsory for this programme assured by City & Guilds. However, those who do not complete it on the day will receive a PaintTech Training Academy certificate of participation and be given an opportunity to attend an additional assessment day.

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Airless Spray Plaster Course, (CITB Funded)​

PaintTech Course Assured by City & Guilds

Airless Spray Plaster Course

This 2-day course will start at 9am and aim to finish around 5pm.

This course is aimed at decorators, plasterers, or any other trade interested in spraying airless plaster. We are completely independent and able to discuss the various different products available that can be sprayed.

The course includes practical and written assessments, forming part of our City & Guilds Assured Programme. If anyone requires additional help to complete the written assessment, please get in contact and we can discuss how we can help.

Successful completion of the assessments is compulsory to finish this City & Guilds Assured Programme. However, those who do not complete it on the day will receive a PaintTech Training Academy certificate of participation and be given an opportunity to attend an additional assessment day.

You will cover the following:

  • Taping & Jointing
  • Internal & External
  • Corner joints
  • Health & Safety
  • Setting up the machine
  • Practical Spraying and
  • Trowling
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
  • Fault Findings
  • Second Coat Plaster
  • Systems
  • Sanding corners and machine sanding
  • Spraying paint over plaster
  • Practical Assessments

You will cover the following:

  • Students will know about health and safety regarding spray plaster
  • Students will know about tools, products and machines available
  • Students will be able to spray plaster walls and ceilings
  • Students will be able to smooth off the spray plaster will either a trowel or spatula
  • Students will be able to finish corners correctly
  • Students will be able to carry out basic machine maintenance
  • Students will be able to abrade the plaster by hand or machine sander

About City & Guilds

City & Guilds is a household brand and a global leader in skills development.​

Over one million people earn a City & Guilds qualification every year, providing themwith the skills they need to thrive in the workplace.In the global economy, the ability to compete depends on building a skilled,competent and confident workforce. City & Guilds understands the value of portableskills and globally recognised standards that enable people and organisations to succeed. It partners with Governments, employers and educators in over 50 countries,across five continents, to advise them on developing high-quality skills training thatmeets the needs of the global workforce, without compromising on local demands.

City & Guilds is a City & Guilds Group Business, which was founded in 1878 and is incorporated by Royal Charter. City & Guilds is part of the City & Guilds Group, comprising City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Digitalme and Gen2. Together, the businesses set the standards for corporate learning, on-the-job development, and skills recognition. Our purpose is to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth.

Meet the Team

At Paint Tech Training Academy, our team is dedicated to providing the highest quality training and support for all of our students. With years of experience in the painting and decorating industry, our instructors are knowledgeable and passionate about sharing their skills with the next generation of professionals.

What people say!

Attended the course in Preston last year & it was fantastic. Highly recommended. The after support is priceless & worth the money alone.
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Hugo Broderick
Best investment in my business ever! Had a great weekend and took loads away with me! I must say I would totally recommend booking both the introduction and trim courses together if you can, once you've done the introduction course you'll know what I mean! Fantastic delivery by a fantastic, enthusiastic and hugely knowledgable team! BOOK NOW!
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Anthony Newell
I recently finished the intensive airless spraying and kitchen and furniture on-site spraying course, I also did the PaintTech masking tips and tricks online course. All these courses completely changed my experience with airless spraying before - overspray was literally everywhere, especially on me 😃. After these courses I have reduced overspray by 70%, paint consumption has dropped significantly, ceilings look perfect, I spend much less time with protection and much more. Ian and Lyndsey offer the highest level of training not only on the day of the course, but you are not alone after the training because they also offer incredible support, which surprised me a lot. I recommend PaintTech academy to everyone, regardless of whether you are just starting or already have experience with airless spraying.
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