Plastering is a programme that will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of plastering to a high standard, whilst exploring theoretically and practically the following topics at an appropriate level to begin. This programme will also offer you support, preparing you for the construction industry.
Successful completion of the Level 1 Certificate could lead onto the Level 2 Diploma in Plastering. Potential careers include working for a plastering company or becoming a self-employed plasterer.
During the course, you will study: Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction, Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication; Prepare Background Surfaces and Mix Plastering Materials; Applying Scratch Coats to Internal Backgrounds; Fixing Sheet Materials; Applying Float Coats to Walls; Applying Setting Coats to Walls.
You will need GCSE’s in Mathematics and English (minimum Grade F or equivalent). You will also be required to pass a trade test as well as a literacy and numeracy test.
You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is a combination of practical tests and written examinations.
Fees listed are for those aged 19 years and over only. Fees are subject to change, concessions may apply. Please note that where stated, fees are for the first year of a course only. Please contact us for information and advice.