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Construction - Diploma in Plastering level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

Overview If you’ve previous experience of the construction industry, but would like to work towards something more trade specific, this course will get you to a very high skills standard, allowing you to undertake complex plastering work.

Course content

You will learn plastering techniques, skills and technology including:

• Safe working practices

• Applying plaster materials to complex external surfaces

• Dry lining

• Plaster boarding,

• Sand and cement screeding (granolithic)

• Casting cornice in-situ (cornice)

• Plastering complex internal surfaces (e.g. curved wall)

• Information, quantities and communicating with others

• Building methods and construction technology

• Maths and English unless achieved GCSE grade 4 or above Steel toe capped boots and safety glasses are required.

Entry requirements

A Level 2 qualification and appropriate English and maths. Qualifications to be discused at interview.


Continuous assessment

• Multiple choice online exam at the end of each unit.

• Work placement

Further information

For more information please call 01484 437070 or e-mail 

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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      These include plumbing and electrical workshops, making it an even better place to become successful in your chosen trade.