Marble Plastering Courses | Skimming Courses | 5 Day Course

Our Venetian Marble Plastering Courses and skimming courses are for those students wishing to learn how to plaster walls and apply Venetian Marble Plaster to walls and sample boards.

Example of what you may experience:

You arrive at the job and the walls are so far out that it needs floating out (Bond Set) and plastering (setting)

So for the Monday and Tuesday you will do exactly this.

Monday: -

  • Morning: Apply a coat of bonding of walled area, ruled off and devil floated prior to skimming.
  • Afternoon: Apply finsh plaster to the walled area previously Bonded out.

Tuesday: To perfect this we will repeat the above again.

  • Morning: Apply a coat of bonding of walled area, ruled off and devil floated prior to skimming.
  • Afternoon: Apply finsh plaster to the walled area previously Bonded out.



Wednesday - Friday:
3 Day Venetian Marble Plastering Training Courses and facilities are the best for this delivery. No other Training provider in the UK offers what we can, its a fact..

This 3 day Venetian Marble Plastering Course will enable you to get some meterage done in our School of Excellence. You will complete ceiling and walls using all Marmorino Carraras and Classic finishes known as Venetian Marble and also many metallic finishes, many providers use acrylic,at Goldtrowel you will use Venetian Marble of the highest quality during your course.

Note: This is a midweek course 3 days (Wed - Fri)

We have approx 80 square metres of area to work with, you will practice on 12 sample boards first, before moving onto larger walled areas; it is important to work on sufficient sized areas for you to learn how to blend together your work.

No other training provider in the UK offers what we can.

You will also be able to achieve joining in previous polished plaster to existing, and also internal and external angles.

You will leave Goldtrowel confident and competent in all aspects of polished plastering having had the best training provided.       

We are calling this method "Marble Venetian polished plastering" but it can be referred to differently. Some refer to this as marble plastering or marble plaster,stucco polished plastering or polished plaster, Venetian plastering or Venetian plaster.

There are different finishes from smooth to textured, at Goldtrowel our courses are based upon the smooth Venetian finish using the traditional method of application

The practical hands on marble Venetian polished plastering course covers:-

Introduction to and the use of tools, gauging & mixing marble plaster, trowel techniques, preparation & priming of surfaces, skimming the basecoat, plastering the topcoats of Venetian marble plaster, burnishing and polishing.

You will learn Marmorino and also the following finishes:-

Marmorino course, Marmorino Fine, (known as Stucco, Lucidato) Metallic finishes, 24/7 Finishes, Tadelakt and Chamois(velvet). See our site for samples.

The course is very intense so please bring a notepad and pen, handouts are also given during the course.

The course is designed to give you sound knowledge of Marble Venetian polished plastering  for use at home or site.










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  • Marble Plastering Courses | Skimming Courses | 5 Day Course
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