Student Testimonials

" Nice to come back, really got a lot out of it again. Very helpful. "

Crawley, Sussex

" Once again, a brilliant course, learnt everything I needed to know for screeding. I will be back again! Thanks Neal. "

Crawley, Sussex

" Excellent, worth the time you learn so much from Neal, he's a top bloke "

Rayleigh, Essex

" Very good course. I had never picked up a trowel before, I now have the confidence to go out and do plastering within my trade. Great 2 weeks, Thank you Neal "

Essex

" Neal was excellent, very approachable at all times and was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend the course to anyone and would advise anyone to try and train here. "

Essex

" Very good course. Recommend it, found it very good. "

Essex

" The instruction on this course has given a foundation to go further. Neal is always available for questions and answers. Brilliant "

Essex

" Excellent range of knowledge gained from the course. Neal so friendly and great with advice. Had little experience already and recommend the course to anyone looking into the trade. "

Essex

" I had a good experience coming to APC. Picked up the trade very well! "

Sussex

" Great results. Much better than expecting. I would recommend to others "

Essex

" Very friendly tutoring, learnt a lot in a short space of time "

Essex

" Really enjoyed the course and learnt more than I expected to. Was very surprised by the progress I made and Neal was a great teacher and very patient with my initial fumbles. "

Essex

" Neal is a fantastic instructor. I can't express how far my expectations were exceeded. Came for the one week course, ended up doing my NVQ! Can not recommend enough, top set up, top course, top guy. Thank you. "

Chelmsford, Essex

" Supurb course, learnt so much in a short space of time. Hopefully I will come back and do an NVQ. 5 Stars! "

Kent

" Excellent course. Learnt a lot in two days. Would recommend to family and friends. The best price for the course I found and worth every penny. Excellent Instructor! "

Sheffield

" Neal is a great teacher. He's not going to hold your hand and spend the entire week watching you; instead he gives you the information you need and lets you get on with it - I've learnt loads and am very grateful. After 5 days, I'm confident I can plast "

Kent

" Learnt so much during the course. Booked in to do more days. Instructor had so much experience and knowledge to offer. Thanks! "

Essex

" Great course, really useful. Very good instruction from Neal. Excellent "

London

" The knowledge leaked from Neal was not only impressive but very much useful and appreciated. Would recommend to others. Step by step help with information results with a good finished job. I can comfortably carry out taping and jointing also a little p "

Chelmsford, Essex

" Had a great time, I learnt a lot in 4 days. Neal was an excellent teacher and super helpful in answering any questions. I would definitely recommend the course! Can't wait to put into practise everything I've learnt on the course! "

London

" Neal gave a very personlly tailored course to my needs. He gave me tools to teach me for my coming project at home. His knowledge is excellent as a 4th generation plasterer. He even gave some trade secrets to ensure I got the best results possible. "

Essex

" My experience at APC was excellent, I learnt some very good skills "

London

" Great course, amazing how quick you can learn to plaster and do it with confidence. Massively helped by Neal and true great teaching methods he uses plus he's top man. "

Thanks Neal and APC Essex

" Neal was great and I liked that he allowed me to make mistakes so I could see end results. Thank you "

Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex

" Second week, now very confident in skim finishing "

Essex

" Excellent, only 2 days but thoroughly enjoyed learning and being given the confidence to plaster. Good atmosphere "

Kent

" A great course! Many thanks, I learnt a great deal and I can't believe my walls and ceiling that I plastered! "

London

" Worked with/alongside plasterers since I left school and know that Neal is very good at his job. He explains things very well and was very helpful with any problems I had. The course is very hands on as well. I would highly recommend APC to anyone. "

Stuart Sanders, Canvey Island Essex

" Great learning experience, even for only doing a one week course. Neal very clear with his tutoring - Top Bloke. Very happy with what I have learnt from just one week. "

Lee Campbell, Westcliff on Sea, Essex

" Very good course, excellent 1 on 1 tuition. Would highly recommend "

John Bentley, Halstead, Essex

" Course was well set up and Neal was an excellent Teacher. Would recommend "

Dave Pateman, Great Dunmow, Essex

" Learnt a lot and had invaluable hands on experience which was taught at level and pace that I was able to take in easily. "

Tom Manning, Maidstone, Kent

" Totally well worth the money. Neal is awesome, very knowledgeable, excellent instructor. Wouldn't have had anyone else teach me. Now doing NVQ and building a career. Neal is more like a friend for life now.. Top Bloke!!! "

Jon Anderson, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

" Great course! Great Tutor! Neal was brilliant and really invested his time and knowledge into me understanding how and why plastering is done like it is. Hope to come back to finish 3 and 4 week and NVQ. Will definitely recommend. "

Adam Brown, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

" Neal's explaining and demonstrations are very helpful and effective. "

Jack Stacey, Langley, Basildon, Essex

" Thought this was a fantastic course. Have learnt so much in just two days. Neal was great and very informative, shame that I couldn't stay for the week. "

Sue Sampson, Wickford, Essex

" Brilliant week. Great People, tutor and learners! And Gail and Anne of course - Highly Recommended! Thanks Neal from the singing plasterer! "

Nicola Collis, South Benfleet, Essex

" Signed on for two days, stayed for five. Neal was a fantastic tutor, I've learned so much in one week. But I will be back again. Many thanks. "

Paul Hallam, Chigwell, Essex

" I learnt what I wanted to learn. Neal was AAA111. "

Greg Edelstein, London, SW13

" I was not sure of myself that I can do it. In a week I learned a lot. Very confident I can plaster. Thank you Neal. I would highly recommend anyone to APC and you are tough by respect. "

Richard PHIRI, London, E12

" I liked that Neal took the time to answer all of my questions and was very thorough. I've learnt a great amount. "

Joe Pharoah, Basildon, Essex

" Neal helped me out a lot and explained in detail all I need to know. Would recommend this course to anybody wanting to learn anything from basic, to advanced "

Ryan Birch, Bromley, Kent

" Really good course, learnt a lot and will earn a lot "

Adam Murphy. Finchampstead, Wokingham

" Course was excellent, very flexible and adapted to my needs. I enjoyed the tuition and feel very confident I could tackle any plastering job on my own. Thanks Neal "

Gary Slater. Wickford, Essex.

" I came to APC as an experienced plasterer to do my NVQ and was assessed by Neal who was an excellent tutor and advised me which training I needed and the skills I came out with after 2 weeks was excellent. I'm now looking forward to finishing my NVQ and thank Neal for helping me through it. "

John Forsdyke. Welling, Kent

" The Legend known as Neal! I have never plastered before now, amazingly I can and Mrs Jones would pay! "

Robert Giles. Marks Tey, Essex

" A brilliant course, learnt so much in just one week. "

Alex Dimmock. Little Hallingbury, Essex.

" Excellent course! I found Neal's experience second to none, would thoroughly recommend. I now feel confident to plaster walls and ceilings "

Ian Edwards. Southminster, Essex.

" Can't believe how much I've learnt in a week! "

Thomas Lloyd. Brentwood, Essex.

" Really good course. Neal is an excellent trainer, takes his time with you and will not give up explaining until you understand. Very knowledgeable and great teacher. Thank you Neal. "

Marius Visser. Bracknell, Berkshire.

" Neal is a very good tutor, very approachable. He cares about all students and wants everyone to succeed and he will help anyway he can. If you want to learn plastering, APC is the place to be. "

Tim Arnold. Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

" Very good 3 weeks. I learnt a lot of useful information that I will take with me. Neal Walker is not only a nice bloke, he is very good teacher and enjoys seeing people develop. "

Tony Findley. Peterborough, Northamptonshire.

" Neal was a very helpful and informative tutor. Achieved a lot more in the end then I thought I would in the beginning. All through the help and support from Neal would definitely recommend "

Luke Brightman. Enfield, Middlesex.

" I feel that the course was quite good. It took me and my brother a bit longer to gain the skill of plastering but was therefore happy with the final outcome. Neal was more than happy to always help us when we were struggling. "

Reece Brightman. Enfield, Middlesex.

" Neal was always more than happy to offer advice and answer any questions. He helped to develop my plastering skills at a good rate of speed and showed me different techniques to overcome any difficulties I had. I would highly recommend the course. "

R Guichard. Silver End, Essex

" Not having plastered a great deal, it was good to improve my skills and knowledge to build my confidence to feel I could take on the job successfully once completed this course. Neal was an excellent coach throughout. "

A Hunt. Rochford, Essex

" Thank you to Stacey for a very good couple of days. I certainly achieved more than I could have imagined. "

A White. Tollesbury, Essex

" Delighted! Worth the trip, got a sound basic understanding. Thanks "

C Greenhill. East Lothian, Scotland

" Very pleased with the course, thanks very much Stacey "

P Stragula. Greenford, Middlesex

" As someone who has never done plastering before, this course has given me the skills and confidence to do my own plastering work. I wish I could stay another week. "

T Whiteley. Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

" Really good course, great teachers, relaxed atmosphere that goes at the speed that suits you whether you're fast or slower than others. Would definitely recommend to others. "

J Samuels. Rainham, Essex

" Very intensive. I have great time. Definitely I'm coming for the second week. Thanks. "

F Trincada. S.E. London

" I found Neal the Tutor very helpful and feel he has helped me further my plastering skills in just 3 weeks. I am very happy in what I have achieved and would definitely recommend it. "

B Smith, Braintree Essex

" Really enjoyed. Neal is a very good tutor and explained why you do this or that a certain way. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn. Many thanks. "

R Barrington, Clacton-on-Sea Essex

" Excellent course, very well taught by Neal who shared freely of his vast experience. I wanted to be able to tackle some major work in my house and for family - I feel confident to do that and even to get paid work elsewhere. Will recommend this course to anyone. "

M Kidd, Ipswich Suffolk

" Neal is an excellent teacher. I was put at ease from day one. I was more than happy with what I learnt. I have come away with the confidence to plaster my walls and ceilings. "

T Stone, Billericay Essex

" I was surprised how much you could learn in just 2 weeks! But when you have a tutor like Neal who is with you step by step, you can accomplish so much and more. The course was 110% worth the money and a pleasure to be helped by someone who wants to help you proceed with confidence. Cheers Neal! "

D Smith, Ipswich Suffolk

" Awesome course - really happy with how far I've progressed! Thank you Neal for your time and patience. Another excellent week tailored perfectly. Appreciate Neal's support throughout and for the introduction to K Rend. "

M Kemp, Gorleston Great Yarmouth

" Our instructor, Buller, was very good, explained everything throughout the course very well. Helped us with each content of the course. Showed us how to use each equipment and all about Fibrous plastering. "

F Oyogoa, London SW6

" Neal is an excellent instructor, all round nice helpful guy. "

M Johanson, Witham Essex

" Neal was brilliant. I learnt enough in one week to plaster my rooms at home to a high standard. I cannot recommend this course enough. "

N Thornhill, Hullbridge Essex

" Buller took the time to explain everything in detail. Very knowledgeable guy. "

J White, Waltham Abbey Essex

" Very pleased with the course. Thank you very much. "

P Stanley, Bournemouth Dorset

" Taught by an expert! Excellent. privilege. Would have liked to learn more about casting. "

M Shepherd, Thorpe-le-Soken Essex

" Big thanks to Buller. You have given me something I have been searching for over ten years. May the Lord God bless you and all the staff of APC. "

S Amponsah, London NW10

" Great tutor and an excellent environment to work in. "

Alex Chapman, Basildon, Essex

" The course was informative and fun. Neal was a great instructor and showed a lot of patience and attentiveness to all my pesky questions. I thoroughly enjoyed myself! "

Adam Prickett, Peckham, London

" Chose APC as Neal Walker was the only trainer to return my mail. On the phone he asked exactly what I wanted to achieve and tailored my 3 week advanced course around this. Once on the course any queries were answered and a decent clear demonstration was shown, would recommend APC. "

Andy Derham, Scarning, Norfolk

" Really enjoyed it, so have booked myself in again. "

Ben Harrington, Crawley, West Sussex

" Neal was brilliant, very knowledgeable and helpful. Lots of info and tips. Will definitely be coming back to learn more and definitely recommend to everyone. "

Anthony Matthews, Crawley, West Sussex

" Neal was very helpful, learnt alot in 2 days. However, I booked for the week in the end due to, in my mind, 2 days was not enough. "

Shaun Kemp, Tunbridge, Kent

" A very good course; excellent facilities and range of content. Enjoyed having a go and then going over with Tutor and adjusting accordingly. A lot of very useful hints and tips along the way. "

Michael Brothers, Manningtree, Essex

" Best course I've been on. Well impressed. "

Dave Jenkins, Essex

" I cannot recommend Neal enough from starting out as a complete notice, after 3 weeks I am totally confident to go out into the "big wide world" and plaster pretty much anything that is asked of me. He has given me an insight into the world of plastering, how to rectify any problems and to make my plastering the best. Love it! Thank you Neal. "

Richard Miller, West Sussex

" Thank you Neal for having faith! I achieved what I wanted to achieve. Neal was patient and explained techniques over and over until I understood whilst using different teching techniques. I could recommend this course for people serious about plastering. Thank you. I was impressed with website. I was even more impressed once I had spoken to Neal when I came to have a look. Neal sold me the course because I felt I could put my trust in him for me to achieve my goals. "

Ryan Hamilton, Middlesex

" Found the course very enjoyable and Neal the instructor was excellent and made the course very enjoyable. Would recommend this course 100%. "

Robert Luxton, Norfolk

" Neal is an outstanding tutor, with a vast amount of knowledge which he is more than happy to pass on to his students. I will highly recommend APC to others. "

James Brock, Hertfordshire

" Did 5 days but enjoyed so stayed for 10 days. Learnt a lot more than expected. It makes a lot of difference when corrected at common mistakes. 5 Star would recommend anytime. "

Alek Bachanowicz, Kent

" Neal explained everything right down to the finest detail, excellent instructor and certainly knows his work. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to start plastering, well done Neal turning me into a plasterer. "

Dave Hilton, Essex

" Learnt a lot in the time, a friendly environment to be taught. Have gained what I need to be able to earn money from it. Top Man Neal! Would definitely recommend others "

Christopher Reeman, Devon

" Never thought I would be at the standard I am now after a two week course and never plastered before. Neal is a top bloke and a brillian trainer. "

Martin Hunt, Essex

" Course was really good and I've learnt a lot from having zero previous plastering knowledge. Feel confident to take on my own work at home. Many thanks. "

Steven Wright, Essex

" Neal is an exceptional instructor with an infectious passion for his trade which he conveys to his students. He is also a natural tutor with lots of patience and amusing personality. Can't believe how much we all learned during our two week course. "

Philip Davies, Essex

" Course was very well set up. The trainer has top knowledge of the course he runs. It was very well prepared and you are pushed to gradually get the best ouf of it. I very much ejnjoyed the course and will be back to further my skills and go on to get an NVQ. "

Alex Mansfield, Kent

" Excellent course, based around what I wanted to learn! Great Tutor. "

A.M. Chelmsford, Essex

" Neal was a brilliant teacher with great advice and teaching skills. "

A.A. Chelmsford, Essex

" My intention for this course was to be able to plaster my walls and ceilings on my own house to a standard I would be happy with. I had no experience but having completed the course I would now be more than happy to do that. The instructor Neal was extremely experienced and his guidance was excellent. "

M.H. Harlow, Essex

" Found Neal to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Didn't expect to achieve so much in a week! "

S.C. Basildon, Essex

" I enjoyed the course, there was more than expected to learn. Thanks to Neil for all his tips, he was a great Tutor. "

M.S. Hove, Sussex

" Came for a 2 day course ended up staying for the week. Excellent Tutor. Excellent Course. Will certainly recommend to others. "

M.W. Sileby, Leicestershire

" Neal was very helpful with improving my plastering technique and plaster boarding skills. He was very helpful. "

D.J. Rayleigh, Essex

" Very good, clear and informative. Neil is very knowledgeable, I learnt a lot. "

C.J. Bozeat, Northamptonshire

" Best Day Training I've ever had. "

D.J. Southend-on-Sea, Essex

" Neal Walker was an excellent tutor. Took a great deal of time to explain all processes very accurately and articulately. Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel confident to carry on plastering. "

R.D. Chelmsford, Essex

" Neil as very helpful and he was very good at teaching. "

J.C. Chelmsford, Essex

" Learnt a lot of knowledge and practical skills, even after 20 years in building trade. "

A.C. Chelmsford, Essex

" I found Neal to be an overall very helpful instructor, with a good attitude and very approachable. "

J.T. Luton, Bedfordshire

" The curriculum and the delivery of the lessons were superb, can bring ANYONE a long way. "

Richard PENN - Ipswich

" Learned a lot, more than I thought I would. "

Ashley NEALE - Portsmouth

" Completely surpised on what I learnt on the course and I feel competent and confident to get started. All round a faultless course.(No I have not been paid to write this) "

Damien Pearson - Witham

" Great week all round. "

Clinton King - Ipswich

" Great week, money well spent. Fantastic course and learnt lots. "

Sean Phillips - Isle of Wight

" Course has excellent content and the teacher conveys the information very well and patiently. "

Seamus O'Sullivan - London NW2

" Thanks. Money well spent. You made it so easy for me. Keep it this way. "

Stanley Okoroafor - Grays Essex

" Excellent, proper happy environment, good to learn in, good laugh as well. "

Philip Sutton - Purleigh

" Really enjoyed the 3 weeks & realised how hard a palsterer works. Tony was an excellent tutor. "

Chris Lee - High Ongar

" First Class. Great tutor - tells you like it is, makes sure you understand everything. Would definitley reccommend to others. Thanks. "

Emily Moore - London N2

" Best course I have ever been on. I learnt a lot more than I expected. "

Neil Rayner - Chatteris

" The course was excellent "

Faye Edwards - Sandhurst, Camberley

" Will return for my second week really soon. Excellent course, fantastic tutor. "

Stephen Martin - Basildon, Essex

" Great course. Thank you both very much. "

Iain Arthur - Tollesbury Essex

" Had a great week. "

Phil Goldie - Codicote, Herts

" A very good course and would recommend to anyone. "

Jamie Davis - Kidbrooke SE3

" A fantasticaly well-run course. Very sorry to be finishing up. Thanks "

Sam Evans - London SW17

" Excellent content, good pace, very practical, tutuors very helpful. "

Paul Crosswell - Billericay

" Very good tutors. If you've made mistakes or are doing something wrong they will tell you how it is. "

Lee Foster - Ratcliff on Trent

" The course covered more than I expected and after just 1 week I feel confident on using the skills I have learned. "

Sarah Freedman - Wickford

" Reem "

Danny Smiley-Walker - Mildenhall

" Teaching was excellent, I'm glad I came to APC. "

Barry Livermore

" Excellent course, loved it, very happy. "

Matthew Sprake - Isle of Wight

" Had a great 3 weeks. Wish I didn't have to go back to work. Have had a right giggle. "

David Waller - Barnet

" I found 3 weeks learning at APC fantastic value for money, a worthwhile and excellent choice. I rate them 10/10. "

Graham Austin - Maidstone

" Course was brill well worth the time. Lean't so much in such a short time, would do it all over again. "

Jamie Hubbard - Pitsea

" Fantastic training, tutors excellent. The perfect course. "

Mitchell Shaw - Braintree

" Well worth it. "

Nick Head - Harlow

" Confidence building, highly enjoyable, will reccommend. "

Adam Britton - Wickford

" Excellent style of tutoring "

Scott Findlay - Marks Tey

" Learned great skills, worth every penny for my plastering career. I'm 17 yrs old and this has put me on the right track. Many many thanks to the instructors. "

James Du Val - Kelvedon Hatch

" I am genuinley astounded at the level of competency that I have achieved in 3 weeks. Extemely practical, no messing around, first class tuition. "

Robert Moon - Windsor

" Lovely Jubbly "

Paul McLean - Woking

" Only booked on for 1 week but looking forward to coming back in a few months to finish off. Thoroughly enjoyed it. "

Michael Venton - Westcliff

" Would recommend to anyone wanting a new start. "

Ryan Page - Leigh-on-Sea Essex

" Superb tuition, will tell everyone to come here. "

Bradley Gibson - Hundon Suffolk

" APC are a fantastic course provider, I was pleased that there was no sitting around in classrooms, we got straight on with it, hands on from the first 5 minutes. Highly recommended. "

Shane Holliday- Wickford Essex

" Was looking forward to coming, I was not dissappointed. Looking to coming back to complete a polished course. "

Jack Prudence - Isle of Dogs London E14

" Really enjoyed my 2 weeks, wish I was doing the 3rd. "

Charles Casey - Loughton

" I started course not having any plastering experience. I am now leaving after my 3 week course with loads of confidence to do top quality plastering. "

Simon Chatfield - Worthing

" I found my course very worthwhile and the course content very impressive. THANK YOU. "

Joseph Diggens - Milton Keynes

" Had a really good time, really friendly and have learnt loads of new skills. "

Scott Barnard - Stroud Kent

" Very Satisfied with the Course, both Instructors were patient and thorough. Extremely pleased no complaints whatsoever, would recommend to others. "

Chris Cummings, Collier Row

" Very good course - would recommend to anyone. No rubbish just hands on learning. "

Daniel Ofori, Luton

" Brilliant course, money well spent. A big thanks to the tutors for their help and for making it an enjoyable experience. Will be returning for the polished plastering course. "

Santino Musto, Hemel Hempstead

" Fabulous course, great bunch of lads and great staff made a fantastic 3 weeks, never to forgotton. Looking forward to doing the polished plastering course. "

Bryn Pateman, Wickford

" I completed my 3 week Plastering Course, my first paid jobs paid for my tools and the cost of the course. I'm thrilled at the outcome of the excellent training that I have recieved. This was a career change for me from working as a salesman, I wish i did this years ago. I would recommend APC to anyone. "

Craig Gilroy, Watford

" Many thanks can't wait to take the Polished Plaster Course "

Heidi Rieser, Guilford, Surrey

" Great Course well worth the money, thank you very much "

Mark McFaull, Colchester

" I am writing to commend you on your training college. I sent my son on your Plastering Course to obtain the basic skills for him to become a Plasterer. Being a Plasterer myself, he came to work Monday morning following the completion of the course, and was able to assist me in plastering walls to a good standard. I feel it was money well spent. Many thanks. "

Jamie Churchyard, Rayleigh

" Thank you very much. Excellent Course and tutor. Relaxed enough to feel that you could have a go at anything in a safe environment, much appreciated. "

Vicky Dunnicliffe, Devon

" Best training I could ask for, Brilliant tutors really enjoyed it. "

Kai Beechinor, Chelmsford

" Perfect! "

Sasa Cvetkovic, Acton, London

" Great Course, I will be back to do another. "

Joanne Harland, Leicestershire

Course key facts

  • Minimal paperwork
  • No limit on materials
  • Plenty of practice time
  • Great facilities at Billericay
  • Highly skilled and talented instructors

For more info or to book call 01277 632 187 or email info@apccourses.co.uk today!