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Plastering Level 1 Diploma at Reaseheath College

Course description

A great course if you’re looking for an introduction to plastering. You’ll explore a range of building methods and construction technology, developing skills in wet plastering and dry lining.

This is perfect initial training if you’re keen to start out as a plasterer. If you’ve a good head for heights, keen attention to detail and a good team player, this course could be for you!

You will gain:

  • Level 1 Construction Diploma
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications
  • BTEC Work Skills

Course content

  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Preparing background surfaces and materials
  • Applying plaster materials to a variety of backgrounds
  • Producing components from moulds
  • Safe working practices in construction
  • Project work
  • Work placement
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

Entry requirements

  • Some GCSEs at grade E or above
  • Practical ability

Future opportunities

Course options after this programme

  • You can progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Plastering, or
  • Start a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plastering

Career options

  • Construction operative
  • Apprentice plasterer
  • Building supplies operative

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 September 2016

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    • You will be studying in the beautiful, rural setting of Cheshire, one mile from the market town of Nantwich with good connections to Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Chester. 

      The Reaseheath campus itself is small enough to retain its friendly, family atmosphere, but large enough for you to be able to mix with lots of groups of students. 

      Our front lawn is great to sit out on during the summer and the College lake has much wildlife to watch. 

      Over the past few years we have invested over £50 million in our campus to give you the best possible environment for learning. 

      A further £30 million investment is planned for the campus including a £6 million advanced agricultural technology and engineering facility, new halls of residence and new sporting facilities.