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Plastering Level 1 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Would you like a career in plastering?

This programme introduces you to the fundamental techniques of plastering, preparing you to start working in this trade. It allows you to gain a range of skills, as well as a recognised qualification.

The programme is suitable for a variety of people looking to work in plastering. This includes students progressing from school and professionals from other sectors looking for a change of career. You will gain the practical knowledge you need to proceed onto Level 2 or into the industry.

Course content

You will study a variety of subject-specific modules, in addition to Literacy and Numeracy skills.

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)
  • Practical sessions in a realistic working environment (RWE)
 

Entry requirements

  • Sound knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Good standard of written and oral communication
  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade D are desirable
  • An interview is required and you will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.

Assessment

The programme is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portffolios of work
  • Performance and observation
  • Demonstration of practical skills
  • Online examination

Future opportunities

Most students will progress onto Plastering Level 2. This will allow you to develop your skills further and take another step towards your new career.

If you progress directly into employment, you will have the basic training to work as a trainee.

You could proceed onto a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including:

Plastering Level 2, available at:

  • Dolgellau
  • Llangefni
  • Rhos-on-Sea 

Brickwork Level 1, available at:

  • Dolgellau
  • Llangefni
  • Rhos-on-Sea
  • Rhyl

Carpentry and Joinery Level 1, available at:

  • Dolgellau
  • Llangefni
  • Rhos-on-Sea
  • Rhyl
Career opportunities
  • Architect
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter & Joiner
  • Civil & Structural Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Gas Installation & Maintenance Engineer
  • Painter & Decorator
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Surveyor
  • Town & Country Planner

 

Further information

Programme code: 0502E01B

Bilingual:
This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Dolgellau

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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