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Plastering Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Would you like a career in plastering?

This programme covers a range of plastering techniques at an advanced level, adding to your knowledge of the trade. You will gain the expertise to work independently, as well as a recognised Level 3 qualification.

The programme is suitable for students progressing from Plastering Level 2, and will build on the knowledge gained at that level. It is also suitable for people with practical experience at a suitable level.

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

  • Plastering Level 2, or equivalent
  • 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

The programme gives you a qualification and a valuable set of skills, helping you to progress into employment and higher education.

In the industry, the programme will give you the skills and qualification to progress into self-employment or employment with a firm or contractor.

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

  • Foundation Degree (FdSc) Construction (available at Rhos-on-Sea)
  • HNC Building Studies (available at Bangor)
  • HNC Construction (available at Rhos-on-Sea)
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: 0502E03B

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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