Courses in Plastering

Our specialist training courses in plastering, tiling, plumbing, kitchen fitting, carpentry and bricklaying have been set up to help you learn your chosen construction skill in a professional and friendly environment.

The instruction is carried out by Corgi Registered and City & Guilds qualified craftsmen with an excess of 50 years of practical experience between them.

With this expertise it is possible to achieve the breakthrough you desire. We share the tips and show you the skills you’ll need to achieve a high level of mastery in just days.

f you want to learn a new skill and begin a new career, or develop your skills on one of our plastering, tiling, bricklaying, kitchen fitting or plumbing courses.

plasterCome and train with The Elite School of Plastering. Your experience will excite you, challenge you and take you out of your routine. You will return home, with renewed clarity and energy for your career or DIY project.

Our flexible, person centred approach focuses on your individual needs, whether you are new to the construction industry, or whether you just wish to increase your skills.

Weekday Courses

Weekday courses start every Monday and run through until Thursday from the hours of 9.30am until 3.30–4.00pm approx.

Weekend Courses

At The Elite School of Plastering we know that not everyone can take of work during the week to learn a construction skill so we also run weekend courses in plastering, plumbing, tiling, bricklaying, kitchen fitting, carpentry and decorating.

The weekend courses allow you to attend on Saturday and Sunday 9.30am until 3.30–4.00pm approx on two consecutive weekends. This will avoid loss of earnings and disruption to your working week.

The Courses

Anyone who’s serious about starting a course in plastering, plumbing, tiling, bricklaying, decorating, kitchen fitting or carpentry will immediately face a steep learning curve. But, if you want to “shortcut” the process (and cut down on the months, even years of trial and error that most people face), The Elite school of Plastering is your ideal starting place.

The courses we hold are very much hands on, with tools and equipment initially explained and demonstrated by instructors. The courses are all practical and as a result you can expect to very get dirty! So you should ideally bring with you some appropriate clothing and even a spare set if you want to keep a car clean.

We will supply all the tools, materials and safety equipment you will be using while you are here. We also require all students to wear protective footwear i.e. boots you don’t mind getting dirty.

Our courses are extremely popular and well sought after so we recommend all participants book their courses as early as possible to avoid the disappointment of not be able to attend on the date you most want. After you have trained with us we would be happy for you to contact the centre at anytime, either by phone or email should you need advice on any work you are attempting.

At the end of the course you will receive The Elite School of Plastering Certificate of Completion, a toolkit used on the course and a printed manual. If necessary we will also provide you with a portfolio of your work; this may assist you gaining employment at a later date.


For those of you that are travelling from outside the Greater Manchester area we can also recommend local accommodation from around £30.00 per night. check for availability before you book your course as the local hotels only have limited spaces.

What to Do Next

Once you have decided which courses are for you. You will have three options either: Make a payment through our website using the RBS Worldpay internet payment system where you will receive a confirmation email confirming full payment.

Phone to make a payment with a debit card or credit card via the phone or post a cheque with an application form to the Elite School of Plastering, 63 Ardent Way, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 9WE. Once your payment has been received you will contacted to confirm your place.

The tutors at the Elite School of Plastering have developed short course programs which are conducted at our premises with you. Here is what we accomplish together on the fast-paced, zero-nonsense courses:

Difficult problems you’ll encounter when starting in a new construction skill. One or two bad preparation techniques can result in an otherwise good job being completely ruined.

But a borderline problem can be quickly and easily corrected as long as you know what critical mistakes not to make. We’ll walk you through our stepped training process and show you exactly how to carry out the tasks which immediately enhances your effectiveness as a tradesperson and help you learn a greater command over your chosen discipline.

Stagnant career, lying awake at night worried about making out that line of credit. We’ve helped hundreds of students back into employment and change career paths into the construction skills we specialise in.

Cost cutting, we’re all too familiar with how easily costs can balloon out of control, and how painful cost cutting can be. We’ll show you all the key areas that can cut back construction repair work costs by 50-45%.


You may also be eligible for funding and to help towards the payment of our courses depending on your personal circumstances. It may be worthwhile for those who are unemployed, in the Armed Forces or looking to set up in business, making enquiries to organisations such as your local Job Centres, Princes Trust, New Deals and Action Plan, to see what funding you may be entitled to.

The Courses

The tuition is conducted by expert tradesmen. Please be assured that our courses consist of the best intelligence we can supply in your time with us. To secure a place on one of our courses please call at 0161 773 5167 or email and we will advise you regarding available time slots.

Feel free to ask us any pre-course questions that will help both you and us get maximum value in the shortest time.

Plastering Courses

We have a course to suite every stage of your development. We have made great investment in the design of a comprehensive learning experience for our students. We see watered down versions of our courses regularly. Based on our massive experience we are happy to force standards up.

The myth that you cannot learn to plaster on our short plastering courses has been firmly crushed. With many of our students graduating and becoming successful in their own right and even going on to employing others in the plastering business.

Plumbing Courses

At The Elite School of Plastering we are able to provide a number of plumbing courses in Manchester to who ever wishes to learn the various techniques and aspects of wet plumbing. Our plumbing courses in Manchester are run by a team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals who are able to provide all applicants with excellent quality plumbing courses which have been tailored to suit each individual.

You will be working alongside kitchen and bathroom specialists on this plumbing course.

Tiling Courses

The tiling courses we offer have great appeal for students looking to broaden their knowledge and work on the detailed tiling work in kitchens and bathrooms. Students on our tiling courses are shown in every aspect how prepare and execute creative and accurate tiling task ranging from standard tasks to structural. Depending how far you want to take your tiling we will make sure you achieve goals.

Bricklaying Courses

The bricklaying courses we have range from creating general brickwork right through to task which will help with extensions and residential work. You will work with real bricks and mortar. Throughout our bricklaying courses we make sure that that you get to use industry standard products rather than cheaper materials.

Kitchen Fitting Courses

We have recently invested in providing kitchen fitting courses which will certainly assist you in acquiring a profitable career. The kitchen fitting courses have been tailored to help you through the entire kitchen fitting process from the layout to completion. This type of course is suited for anyone who requires complete kitchen fitting knowledge, whether it is for a proficient career or for personal D.I.Y purposes.

Decorating Courses

If you are searching for productive decorating courses, then The Elite School of Plastering is able to help you. Our aim is that when you finish your decorating course, you will have the techniques, the knowledge and the skill to deliver a professional job for your customers. You also be able to understand how to price the work you have completed, advertise and run your own business.

Carpentry Courses

We are able to offer hands on carpentry courses. Our carpentry courses in Manchester have been designed so that you are able to be involved in all the main aspects of carpentry throughout the course. No previous experience is required for our carpentry courses; this course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain the knowledge and techniques which are associated with carpentry.

Some of Your Kind Thoughts

“I liked the Elite tiling course in Manchester very much and enjoyed working with the tutor who explained and demonstrated each step very clearly.” 10/10

Stewart Ault – Greasby, Wirral
“I thoroughly enjoyed it, helpful instructor easy going, made to feel at ease.” 10/10

Wayne Vermaak – Colne, Lancs
“The plumbing course I attended was excellent in a relaxed atmosphere. The course content was easy to understand and now I can easily fit out entire bathroom before I tile it. Got everything I came for.” 10/10
Kieron Hall – Colne, Lancs

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