Main Information

SLCT Principal Trainer, Timeserved Stonemason, Jason Boag
Charlestown Workshops, KY11 3EN
Start Time
9:30 a.m.
End Time
12:30 p.m.
£100.00 + VAT
(£120.00 incl VAT)

Technical Details

Individual Learning Accounts (ILA)
Requires C1 & C2?
Technical Level
Practical Level


This half day course will cover all aspects of working with limewashes including how to determine suitable finishes for a range of background types.

You will gain an understanding of the materials used, the conditions required to produce successful work and the maintenance regimes needed for buildings and structures finished with limewash.

Course Suitability

This practical course is aimed at building contractors and those undertaking repair works to masonry structures. We are always happy to help learners choose the right course. Please contact us if you would like to discuss which course is suitable for you or your employees.

Topics include:

  • Approaching and understanding backgrounds and preparing for application.
  • Batching and calculating materials required.
  • Addition of pigments and additives.
  • Application techniques and good site practice.
  • Determining the timing required between coats.
  • Protection and curing

Learning Outcomes:

  • Determination of substrate to assess suitability for application.
  • Preparation of backgrounds.
  • Preparation of materials.
  • Understand pigments and additives.
  • Ability to execute limewashing successfully.
  • Create a protection and curing regime.

£100.00 + VAT
(£120.00 incl VAT)

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