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Plastering (Level 3)

Why study this course?

This course provides the opportunity to develop hands on vocational training and underpinning knowledge that will prepare you for employment within the building and general construction sectors as a Plasterer.

What will I study?

This programme will develop complex plastering knowledge and skills, in addition to preparing you for first line supervisory roles within the construction industry. There are two separate pathways (Optional Units Group A and Optional Units Group B). Mandatory units include: principles of organising; planning and pricing construction work; running in-situ mouldings and health safety and welfare in construction. Optional Group A units include: applying plastering material to detailed interiors; and applying plastering materials to detailed exteriors. Optional Group B units include: producing; reverse moulds for detailed fibrous plaster and cement casting; and producing and fixing detailed fibrous plaster and cement casts.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or an apprenticeship in plastering and/or first line supervisory roles.

Are there any additional costs?

• Personal protective equipment for the course (PPE)
approx. £30
• Textbooks approx. £20
• You will also be required to pay approx. £40 to take a CSCS test. This will allow you to complete the mandatory 30 hours work experience required as part of this study programme

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

What qualifications will I gain?

• Plastering City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma • Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Test AND • English and maths qualifications if required