Hand Jointing

Improve your knowledge and practical skills in the application of hand jointing to tapered edge joints, butt end joints, internal and external angles.

The course will cover

- Health and Safety including safe systems of work and risk assessments

- Jointing products and their working characteristics for setting, air drying and combined setting and air drying materials

- Joint reinforcement to flat surface joints, internal angles, beads and corner tapes for external, obtuse internal angles

- Combining 1st stage hand jointing with joint finishing with mechanical jointing box applications

- Sanding methods both hand and mechanical and grit types for sanding paper used in the sanding process

- Drywall primer and sealer applications on completion of sanded board surfaces

- Repairing damaged plasterboard surfaces

- Mixing Gyproc DriWall Adhesive

- Tools which can be used to carry out the jointing process


This course is available in the following locations:

  • East Leake, Leicestershire
  • Kirkby Thore, Cumbria
  • Erith, Kent
  • Clevedon, North Somerset

Dates and booking

For more information please contact the Training Academy Team on 07792 249874 or email: