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Plastering Intermediate Apprenticeship at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

There are 1,817,049 employees in the construction industry and there is a shortfall of approximately 40,000 skilled employees. Therefore this apprenticeship framework has been designed to help meet the skills priorities of the sector. Typically an individual who is working towards this apprenticeship framework will assume the role of a and will complete the following plasterer tasks; working in domestic and commercial premises, applying wet finishes to walls, ceilings and floors to given specifications.

Apprenticeships are a tested way of training either a new or existing team member. An apprenticeship will provide on-the-job training which leads to an employee gaining a nationally recognised qualification which has been developed by the Sector Skills Council. The Apprenticeship framework will include the following elements;

• Plastering– Level 2 Diploma (NVQ)
• Plastering – Level 2 Diploma
• Mathematics – Level 1
• English – Level 1
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills
• Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Entry requirements

An employee/apprentice must be over 16 years of age with no prior level 4 qualifications or above working a minimum of 30 contracted hours per week in an appropriate occupational role.

Assessment

You will be assessed againsts a set of nationally recognised standards which are set by the Awarding Body. The competence based element assessment will be via direct observation and work place supporting evidence. The knowledge based element may be assess.

Financial information

Employer Contribution - Funding and Co-funding available

Future opportunities

Three months before completing this Apprenticeship framework a review will take place with yourself and your employer to discuss progression opportunties which may lead to a permanent employment contract, further study or indeed both.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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      Alliance House is the College’s centre for construction in Redditch. Subjects taught at Alliance House include bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, site carpentry, bench joinery, multi-trade construction operations, plastering, plumbing and painting and decorating. The building is equipped with purpose built working environments allowing you to develop real-life working skills to prepare you for life after college.

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