Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plastering
This apprenticeship is ideal for anyone who is thinking of working within the construction industry as a Plasterer. It covers a broad range of skills which are put to use on a range of sites, from large building sites to private houses.
You’ll learn how to apply plastering materials to interiors, fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors.
You will be able to lay sand and cement screeds, apply plastering materials to external backgrounds,
produce reverse moulds for fibrous work and cast and fix fibrous plasterwork.
This course supports the following job roles:
You will gain the following qualification:
- NVQ Level 2 Plastering
The aim of the qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. The Level 2 NVQ in Plastering provides the opportunity for individuals who specialize in plastering to demonstrate their competence.
You must complete these units:
The qualification comprises of four mandatory units and two optional units.
- Health, safety and welfare in construction
- Principles of construction, information and communication
- Apply plastering materials to interiors
- Fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
You may also complete:
- Laying sand and cement screeds
- Applying plastering to external backgrounds
- Produce reverse moulds for fibrous work
- Casting and fixing fibrous plaster work
In addition to completing and achieving the knowledge based qualifications you will prepare a portfolio
of evidence, attend the College one day per week and receive regular workplace assessments in order
to assess competency. During the length of the course you will sit a number of exams including Functional Level 1 English and maths if you do not have grades 4 (C in the old grade structure).
Individual employers will set the selection criteria but typically, you will need grades 3 or above (D or above in the old grade structure) in English and maths or experience and have some working knowledge of plastering.
Length of study: 2 years
Start month: Anytime
Study campus: Coventry College
Course level: Level 2
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Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Need help choosing the right career path? You’ll be given a series of activities related to a work environment. Your job is to slide the scale to the left or right depending on how much you like or dislike the given activity. You will receive recommendations based on your selections.
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