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Plastering Level 2 at South Essex College

Course description

Learn how to apply plastering materials to interiors, fix dry lining and plasterboards, lay sand and cement screeds and produce castings and fixings.

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Course content

  • apply plastering materials to interiors
  • fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
  • lay sand and cement screeds
  • apply plastering materials to external backgrounds
  • produce reverse moulds for fibrous work
  • cast and fix fibrous plasterwork
  • functional skills or GCSEs in maths and English

Entry requirements

  • Basic Construction Level 1 Extended Certificate (or equivalent) and maths and English at entry 3
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references


  • coursework
  • examinations
  • practical assessments

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • BTEC Construction and the Built Environment Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • apprenticeship

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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