Technical Certificate in Plastering
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
What will you be working towards?
||Certificate of Attendance
This Level 2 Technical Certificate is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as a crafts person in plastering. A plasterer has the skills and knowledge to use a range of materials to apply finishes to walls, ceilings and floors both externally and internally. They may also produce and fix fibrous moulds, therefore they play an important part in any construction team.
You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working as a plasterer or progressing to further training in this area. Employer involvement is mandatory on this course and the College will help secure you a placement.
Units you may study include:
Principles of construction
Applying external plain rendering
Internal plastering and fixing sheet materials
Floor screed systems
Direct bond, tape and joint
Producing, fixing and finishing plain plaster moulding to match existing
Installing linings and encasement systems
Installing metal furring ceiling systems
Installing metal stud partitioning systems
Health and Safety in construction
How will it be delivered?
60% Assessment - synoptic assignment
40% Assessment - Exam
Ideally at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 or grade A*-D or a Level 1 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.