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Construction Skills - Plastering Entry Level 1 Diploma at Middlesbrough College

Course description

This course is designed for students who are interested in developing technical skills required to pursue a career in Plastering The course has a range of exciting content where you will have the opportunity to practice a range of basic plastering skills required for working within the construction industry. Some learners from the course may be chosen to represent the college at local and national skills competitions. Tutors will support learners into dedicated work placements that will help you to develop your understanding of what the industry is about whilst preparing you for the world of work. The college’s excellent links with employers could open the door to employment with training in the form of an Apprenticeship. Health and safety is paramount within the industry and you will be trained in all aspects of this to ensure that you are kept safe throughout the programme.

Course content

Introduction to health and safety ion construction Introduction to the construction industry Mixing and using concrete Preparing background surfaces and applying finishing coats Mixing materials and applying floating coats Producing components from moulds Constructing a half brick walling Constructing a block walling Constructing half brick return corners Constructing one brick walling

Entry requirements

Based on outcome of interview, satisfactory references and a minimum of E3 initial assessment for Maths and English. "If you do not have a Grade A to C in English and/or Maths, you will be required to continue studying these subjects as part of your Study Programme."


On-going assessment will take place throughout the course with a strong emphasis on practical skills.

Future opportunities

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for University we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2016
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