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Trades Summer School at QAC

03 July 2015

Do you want to learn how to tackle DIY plastering or tiling in your own home or maybe a project you’re undertaking? Our short intensive courses could be just the thing! Both courses listed are delivered by a qualified tradesman;

Plastering 20th July - 24th July

One week intensive course giving you the skills needed to plaster in your own home. Skills you will learn include:

  • Health and safety introduction
  • Tools and materials introduction
  • Cutting and fixing plasterboard to walls
  • Skimming walls
  • Fixing angle beads
  • Application of backing plaster
  • Application of finishing coat to plaster board
  • Application of finishing coat to backing coat
  • Patch repair

£300 per person

 

Tiling 27th July – 31st July

One week intensive course giving you the skills needed to tile in your own home. Skills you will learn include:

  • Health and Safety introduction
  • Materials handling
  • Tiling setting out to guarantee the correct results
  • Correct use of manual tile cutting tools
  • Correct use of hand tools, such as wall and floor trowels, floats and squares
  • Tiling on uneven walls
  • Identifying the correct adhesives and tiling grouts for different tiling situations
  • Correct use of tile beads and trims
  • Different tile types, such as ceramic, natural stones
  • All aspects of cutting and drilling tiles around obstacles, such as light switches, doors

£300 per person

 

For more information or to reserve a place call Nicky Wojciechowski on 0121 428 5043 or email nwojciechowski@qac.ac.uk

A deposit of £100 will be required in order to reserve a place.

 

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