Plastering - Level 2
Start Date: 5th September 2022
More about the course
Do you enjoy learning in a practical environment? This course is designed to prepare you for the construction industry, working alongside plasterers.
You will become proficient in time management, various plastering skills and at a competence level to gain employment. You will study applications of various plastering materials to a number of backgrounds and laying sand/cement floor screeds.
You will be taught by tutors who have years of experience working within the plastering sector. You will also visit the British Gypsum factory and have training sessions with Weber.
By studying this course, you will have the chance to showcase your skills and compete in SkillBuild and inter-college competitions.
You will also have the opportunity to gain your CSCS card which allows you to work on a site.
GCSE grade 3 in maths or English
GCSE grade 4 in maths or English
Progression from City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Plastering. You will need to meet the college benchmark for your previous qualification attendance.
What will I achieve?
Upon successful completion of this course you will achieve City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Plastering.
What will I learn?
Apply plastering materials to interiors
Fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
Laying sand and cement screeds
Applying plastering materials to external backgrounds
Produce reverse moulds for fibrous backgrounds
Casting and fixing fibrous plasterwork
How is the course taught?
How am I assessed?
Practical synoptic end tests
Online and written paper exams
Work experience opportunities
You will benefit from 17.5 hours spent on a work placement to develop their professional skills.
English and Maths
Plasterers rely on English and maths within their job roles and both subjects will be embedded into your programme through recording and measuring plasterboards, reading manufacturers’ information and calculating volumes of floor screed.
Where can I progress?
Once you have successfully completed this course you could progress onto a plastering apprenticeship standard, paid employment or a level 3 management qualification.
If you are aged 16-18 when you begin your course you are likely to be eligible for free tuition. Detailed information can be found within the financial support section.
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