Short Courses with CTSW Skills LTD
 

Here at CTSW Skills LTD we offer a number of Short Courses to enable anybody to fast track additional skills to their existing skill set. We offer 4 day courses in Bricklaying, Plastering, Carpentry and Painting & Decorating. Details of these courses are listed below. In addition to this, any of these short courses can be tailored to suit your individual learning needs and goals. 

The following courses are currently available here at CTSW Skills LTD

  • 4 day short course in Bricklaying

  • 4 day short course in Plastering

  • 4 day short course in Bespoke Carpentry

  • 4 day short course in Painting & Decorating

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4 Day Short Course in Bricklaying

DAY 1

  • Mixing various materials concrete

  • Mixing various materials render

  • Using concrete ratios

  • Selecting the correct tools

  • Setting out area using correct measurements

  • Brick and block

DAY 2

  • Build basic walls with brick and block starting pyramids

  • Build corners and piers using level

  • Plumb and gauge

DAY 3

  • Making corner square

  • 5,4,5 rule using tape measure correctly

  • Checking for plumb

  • Level and gauge throughout the chosen build

  • Retaining walls

  • Block work

  • Home projects

DAY 4

  • Home projects continued

  • Q & A sessions

  • Course literature overview

  • Course feedback

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4 Day Short Course in Plastering

DAY 1

  • Hand skills of the hawk and trowel

  • Basic bead fitting

  • Preparing render materials and additives

  • Laying up two coats render to plain face finish to small area

  • Practice techniques

DAY 2

  • Fitting various plaster board products

  • Plaster board sizes

  • Correct systems of fitting plaster board products with various types of plaster boards products

  • Cutting and measuring

  • Fixing with nails and screws

  • Taping

DAY 3

  • Prepare backgrounds ready to receive light weight back materials 

  • Bonding Coat

  • Hard Wall

  • Application techniques

  • Defect associated with application techniques

  • Backing materials

  • Preparing materials for top coat

  • Thistle Multi Finish

  • Application techniques and defects associated with

DAY 4

  • Home projects

  • Application of new skills

  • Q & A sessions

  • Course feedback

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4 Day Short Course in Bespoke Carpentry

DAY 1

  • Selecting the correct hand tools

  • Measuring

  • Setting out for given joints

  • Hand skills

  • Working on various basic joints

DAY 2

  • Practice of skills from day 1

  • Production of various joints

  • Setting out for scribing both skirting and architraves to floor levels and door linings

DAY 3

  • Techniques needed to fit hinges to an internal door

  • Hanging doors

  • Fitting door furniture

DAY 4

  • Home projects

  • Application of new skills

  • Q & A sessions

  • Course feedback

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4 Day Short Course in Painting & Decorating

DAY 1

  • Preparation of surfaces

  • Preparing bare timber

  • Preparing pre-painted timber

  • Preparing bare plaster

  • Preparing pre-painted plaster

  • Preparing bare metal

  • Preparing pre-painted metal

  • Preparing bare brick and block

  • Preparing pre-painted brick and block

DAY 2

  • Painting a room ceiling with water bourn paint

  • Painting a room wall with water bourn paint

  • Painting skirting with solvent bourn paint

  • Painting fire surrounds with solvent bourn paint

DAY 3

  • Paper hanging techniques

  • Wallpapering a room

DAY 4

  • Paint a small room using techniques learned

  • Wallpaper a small room using techniques learned

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"Very enjoyable, valuable 1-2-1 training... lots of tips... would recommend... 10/10" 

- Ruth Weeks

4 Day Short Course in Plastering

"I came here not knowing how to skim a wall and within 4 days I can confidently do so now... 10/10" 

- Declan Robinson

4 Day Short Course in Plastering

"Brilliant, very informative, instructive and (they) let us get stuck in... 10/10" 

- S. Deecon

4 Day Short Course in Plastering

"Brilliant... very hands on... good teaching method, very informative... (they) covered everything I needed and more... 10/10" 

- Dexter Pitman

4 Day Short Course in Plastering

"It's the jewel in the crown in my opinion... the most realistic... no frills course I have ever taken... the knowledge they pass on is more than practical" 

- Liam Grimes

4 Day Short Course in Bricklaying

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(01752) 782 046

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