STEP U5: Finishes – Clay, Lime, Cladding

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After completing this course, trainees can

  • handle tools and machines which are used for different rendering and cladding systems
  • prepare the plaster base
  • prepare the plaster/render mixture (clay, lime)
  • execute different clay and lime plaster systems and decorations
  • prepare the wall and install the supporting constructions for cladding
  • prepare and install the cladding systems
  • execute airtight, wind and rain proof details
  • calculate the rendering and cladding quantities

LINK to the handbook (PDF) / All dates and details

STEP U5 Intro: Preview and Welcome

STEP U5 Learning Outcome & Handbook

STEP U5-S1: Functions of a plaster

STEP U5-S2: Earth Building Terms, Methods and Solutions

STEP U5-S3 Earth Building and Plaster Basics

STEP U5-S4: Clay Plaster Base Coat and Mix Preparation

STEP U5-S8: Working with Lime Render Step-by-step

STEP U5-SPreview Decoration: Sculptural, Surfaces, Sgraffito

STEP U5-SX Final Feedback and Assessment