Plastering Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre
This essential, industry level qualification is the best course to enrol on for those who want to take up Plastering in a professional capacity, either working for a firm or for themselves. You will be taught by industry professionals about application, techniques, preparation and building methods etc.
During the course you will learn the following:
- Health & Safety,
- Building methods & construction technology,
- Types of communication, costing & quoting, drawing techniques, understanding teamwork on site,
- Applying backing plasters; skim finish,
- Plasterboard fixing techniques to walls & ceilings (including dry lining)
- Floor screening,
- Intermediate fibrous plastering (running & fixing cornice, dado & mouldings),
- Preparation for the Workplace.
City & Guilds Level 1 Basic Construction Skills (or equivalent BTEC qualification) and Maths, English & IT studies at Entry 3 or above.
To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assessments and pass an on line end test. All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the required qualification standard.
If you successfully pass this course you can apply to progress on to the L2 Diploma in Plastering.
Learners who have a high standard of attendance and have demonstrated a positive attitude can be recommended for any available apprenticeships.
Specifically for the workshop, you will be required to provide safety boots and overalls. To access the facilities inside the college, you will need a set of clean clothes and footwear to change in to.
Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.
If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.