Ames Taping

Ames Taping


This programme is suitable for candidates who have limited or no knowledge in joint finishing to plasterboard. The programme requires the candidate to use a range of tools, materials and equipment whilst undertaking a range of tasks associated with preparation, filling and finishing to a range of background situations.

Course Content

-Introduction to basic tools, equipment and background preparation
-Methods of filling
-Materials types and uses
-Repairs and remediation
-Safe working practices (mixing, sanding)

The programme integrates all the above fundamentals of general taping and filling techniques and remediation throughout a range of practical tasks including hand applications and finishing to walls and ceilings together with the application of filler, joint cement finishing materials.

General examples include:
-Flat joints, internal/external angles
-Application and use of fibre, paper and flexi/corner tapes
-Repairs and remediation to joints/tapes
-Hand applications
-Preparing joints for decoration, sealants, top coat

Assessment & Qualification
Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.