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Level 1 Diploma in Plastering at ProCo NW Ltd

Course description

This qualification gives learners the ideal introduction into the Plastering trade. During the course learners will be taught how to plaster internal walls and ceilings and learn different plastering techniques.

The learner will also complete theory work.

Course content

  • Preparing background surfaces and applying render coats
  • Preparing background surfaces and applying finishing coats
  • Mixing materials and applying floating coats
  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health & safety

Entry requirements

No entry requirements needed.


  • Practical assessements
  • Assignments

Financial information

To support progression and development each learner can apply for a bursary which is means tested and dependent on attendance.

Future opportunities

After completing this course, learners can progress onto a Level 2 Plastering Study Programme or a Level 2 Plastering Appprenticeship.

Further information

A qualified plasterer can earn between £21,000-£29,500 a year.

To be a platerer can need to have:

  • good practical skills
  • the ability to work quickly and accurately
  • maths skills for calculating surface areas and volumes of materials

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: 10 October 2017
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    • Wigan Skills Centre

      Our Wigan Skills Centre is located a few minutes walk from Wigan town centre. With excellent transport links the learning centre, on Prescott Street, is easily accessible.

      House in the learning centre is motor vehicle garage, fully-equied with a range of cars, machinery and tools.

      ProCo's brickwork, plastering, plumbing and joinery workshops are also located at the centre.