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Exter­nal Walling Instal­la­tion and Intro­duc­tion to Spray Ren­der­ing (Lev­el 1) — Part-time

Course outline

Are you a plasterer already working in the trade and looking to trial the latest rendering and external wall products and techniques? Or are you recently qualified and looking to expand your offer to attract work?

This new, free, two-day course is your chance to develop your skills portfolio within our state-of-the-art workshop setting at our Basford Hall campus. Thanks to Government funding, Nottingham College is able to offer this new course, for free, utilising brand new equipment.

Day one will cover:

  • A thorough introduction to External Walling Installation (EWI) and spray application
  • Monocouche, one coat systems
  • Silicone renders
  • Preparing background using RENDAID
  • Latest external meshing/beadings
  • Latest finishing and scouring top coats

Day two will continue with the above and go on to include:

  • Working safely
  • Preparing and maintaining the machinery
  • Loading and mixing
  • Product application

How to enrol onto this course

It is no longer possible to apply for this course.

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Course dates / times

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Consent details

College Certificate


2 days

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You must be experienced in plastering and looking for new skills to improve your position at work or help you enter the workplace.


As part of our role in delivering the Government’s Skills Accelerator pilot in Nottingham, through the new Skills Development Fund, we have identified this as a specific skill required by tradespeople locally.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to confidently deliver external walling installation (EWI) as part of your product/service offer, for both residential and commercial properties.

Additional information

All equipment and machinery is supplied but please wear safety boots and warm work wear as you will spend most of your time outside.