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Construction - Diploma in Plastering Level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

If you want to learn or improve plastering techniques, this course is for you.
The structure of the course combines practical workshops and valuable theory which provides the underpinning knowledge required to increase your quality of work and performance.

Course content

You will learn plastering techniques, skills and technology including:
  • safe working practices,
  • sand and cement screeding,
  • preparing background surfaces,
  • applying plaster to external surfaces,
  • dry lining methods,
  • sand and cement screeding,
  • cast running reverse mould for cornice,
  • casting cornice mould,
  • position and fix cornice.

Entry requirements

  • A Level 1 qualification and appropriate English and maths.


You will be assessed throughout the course, including practical synopsis assessment and a global online assessment (GOLA) test towards the end of the course.

Future opportunities

You can go on to study the level 3 diploma in plastering

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 29 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


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