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Basic Plastering Skills - 6217 / 6218 (Level 1) at Coleg Sir Gar

Course description

  • Suitable for people looking for a career in the construction industry
  • Provides opportunities for progression to other training courses
  • Includes decorative plasterwork

Course content

This is a full-time course which covers the use of plastering tools; solid plastering ie, the mixing and applying of plastering materials; rendering, skimming; screeding and decorative plasterwork. It is designed to prepare learners to enter the construction industry.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requiements for this qualification but individuals must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. Numeracy and literacy skills at level one would be an advantage and an interest in construction is essential. You will be asked to carry out a skills assessment to determine the support you require to be successful on your course.


The qualification comprises: mandatory units; optional units - synoptic practical assignments; questions to test knowledge.

Future opportunities

The qualification will enhance the student's career prospects to gain employment within a Foundation Modern Apprenticeship or progress on to Plastering Diploma (level 1).

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: 20 May 2014
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