CLM-1 Hand Lay-up and Mould Preparation

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for people making a start in the composites industry, and those wanting to formalise and expand their on-the-job knowledge and experience would find this course very valuable, and it may be used as a lead-in to the Trade Apprenticeship of Composites Technician.

Course Objective:

On successful completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills and practical experience in the production processes of preparing moulds, basic gelcoating, and hand laminating techniques.

Course Program:

  • Preparation of production mould surfaces with release systems.
  • Basic gelcoating technology and its application.
  • Efficient hand lay-up techniques, theory and practice for production situations.
  • De-moulding and finishing of moulded composites components.


Course Cost per person:


Course Includes:

  • Course fee includes all lecture notes and materials.
  • Nationally Recognised Training Units included with the course.
  • Nationally recognised training is exempt from GST.

Group Size:

  • Limited to 10 students to ensure full participation and safe working conditions, so register early to secure your place.
  • Minimum of 5 students required to run a class.


  • The award will be a statement of Nationally Recognised Training competencies. “Hand Lay-up Techniques” and “Mould Preparation for Production”.


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