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Interior Systems (Dry Lining Finisher) Level 2 Apprenticeship at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for anyone who is employed in the dry lining industry who would like to develop their skills and knowledge and gain a qualification.

Course content

You will study units including health and safety, mefficient working practices, basic scaffolding, erecting metal partitions, fixing plasterboards, encasing services, safe use of power and hand tools and Functional Skills at Level 1 in Literacy and Numeracy.

Entry requirements

You should have two GCSEs at grade D, or a relevant level 1 qualification and be employed in the industry.


Your progress will be assessed by written and practical tests within college and a final online multiple choice test.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing the course you could progress onto the Level 3 Interior Systems Occupational Work Supervision.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.