Internal and External Finishes.

Finishes are more than just decoration. They are usually the final part of the construction process and can protect the rest of the building from impact, water, weather, and corrosion.

Internal and External Finishes

This module focuses on how residential properties should be finished correctly.

Content overview

  • Internal finishes (ceiling finishes and artex, internal partitions)
  • External finishes (renders, inspecting external wall finishes, other external wall finishes)


CPD Subject Category:
Construction - Housing

Sava Online CPD Certificate

Study method:

7 hours

£150.00 + VAT


Why you need this

This module focuses on how residential properties should be finished correctly.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • Different types of internal and external finishes
  • The roles they play other than decorative
  • Awareness of some health and safety issues around building interiors

Who is it designed for?

  • People who require an understanding of the way houses are built
  • People with a background in repair and maintenance who want a broader knowledge of construction
  • People who commission repair and maintenance projects
  • For those looking to gain some related skills and knowledge about how houses are built


  • The training programme is delivered through Sava Learn, our online learning platform. You will be asked to read, research, watch and listen, and invited to check your knowledge through quizzes.
  • You have complete flexibility as to where and when you undertake your learning.
  • You can enrol on this course at any time and work through the content at your own pace.
  • You will have access to the material for a year from purchase.
  • Content created by leading industry trainers
  • Includes a suite of additional and recommended learning resources (such as University West of England construction resources and BRE online library)


There is an online test after completion of the course to demonstrate the knowledge attained.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements.


The cost of the module is £150 + VAT. This includes all online training material, the test and the award of the Sava CPD Certificate.