About our courses

Industry leading training for you and your business

British Gypsum has over 50 years of experience in providing short practical courses across our UK based training academies. Since opening the first Training Academy in 1966 at Erith in Kent, over 500,000 days of training have been delivered through the network of Academies for Installers, Suppliers, Clients, Architects and Main Contractors.

We have a wide range of courses for you to choose from plastering and jointing systems to wall linings and ceiling systems. You can use our search facility to access our detailed course descriptions, check start dates and locations, to help you to make the right choice.

British Gypsum clients include tradespeople looking to up-skill on our range of products and interior system solutions, to homeowners carrying out self-build projects and people looking for a change in career path. We also deliver courses for builders merchants that provides them with sound product knowledge across our range, including product and system features and benefits to help maximise gypsum product sales

For course dates and further information contact the Technical Academy Team on 0844 561 8810 or email:

You can also download our Technical Academy Prospectus to find a course that suits you.


British Gypsum - About our plaster courses

Working with CITB and qualification awarding bodies has been a key area in developing qualifications that meet employers’ needs.

Dave Hall, National Technical Academy Manager

The tutor was very knowledgeable and personable. Enjoyed the day and will be recommending.

Mr Andrew Mason: 1 Day GypLyner Course (July 2015)

I found the course to be highly educational and would recommend it to others.

Mr Les Barnes: 1 day Plasterers Course (August 2015)

I had an excellent time and the tutor was very engaging and knowledgeable.

Mr Michael Mann: CPD Course (GypWall Metal Stud Partition, CasoLine MF Ceilings and wall linings) (July 2015)