The course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in plastering within the construction industry.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress on to the Level 1 Diploma in Plastering, employment or apprenticeship training. It is not possible to become fully qualified unless you gain employment in the industry and are assessed on site.

What jobs can I get? 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

 

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Costs 

 

 

 

Associated Costs 

Sturdy footwear, coveralls, tools and basic stationary

Course content

Course Content 

The Level 2 Diploma is made up of a number of different types of units both knowledge and practical. A full qualification requires you to successfully complete and pass all the units.
Knowledge covered:

  • Know how to carry out safe working practices
  • Knowledge of information and communication with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Know how to prepare background surfaces and plaster materials
  • Know how to apply plastering materials to internal backgrounds
  • Know how to produce components from moulds

Practical units are:

  • Carry out safe working practices
  • Information and communication with others
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Prepare background surfaces and plaster materials
  • Apply plastering materials to internal backgrounds
  • Produce components from moulds

Depending on GCSE grades on entry - the study programme will include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English.

 

 

More info

Start Day/Time 

7th  September 2021 36 weeks 3 days a week

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

Awarding Body 

NOCN

More about the course 

The course will be assessed through practical assignments, projects and written tasks.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

Awarding Body 

NOCN