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Diploma in Dry Lining (dry lining, plasterboard, partitioning, Internal walling, suspended ceiling)

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

Dry lining has become very popular over the last 15 years and is now a construction craft in its own right. People with the right skills are in high demand. Dry lining quite simply means the application of plasterboard to surfaces such as timber, masonry or metal using different fixings for each background. It can be used to create internal partitions and is a much quicker method than using wet plaster. You can take advantage of this growth industry, learn valuable skills and launch your career. This course will teach you everything you need to know about dry lining and how you can join this expanding industry. This course will cover: Different building methods and construction technology Setting out Internal walling Installing dry lining partition methods Finishing dry lining joints Applying finishing plasters to plasterboard backgrounds Health and safety Understanding informations from drawings Calculating materials/costs Communication Skills Maths and English skills

3. Entry requirements

You do not need any formal qualifications to join this course, although if you have some prior knowledge or experience of any of the construction trades or disciplines that is useful. You will need to be enthusiastic, hard working and ready to learn this trade from our expert tutors. Our tutors will talk to you about your career options at interview.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Assessment will be through practical tasks and on-line tests to demonstrate your understanding of dry lining

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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