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Plastering Level 2 at Craven College

Course description

Give yourself the advantage with this valuable introduction to the world of plastering and build upon existing knowledge and skills with this Level 2 Diploma.

If you love to be in a practical working environment but also want to work creatively, this could be the qualification for you. Study topics from drywall, angle beads, fibrous plastering and much more. As a plastering student, you will have access to bespoke bays for solid plastering and plaster boarding along with a serpentine wall for Level 3 plastering students and a fibrous workshop for architectural plasterwork.

Our tutors are specialist craftspeople and have many year’s experience in the construction industry in both large and small businesses with specialisms in heritage and conservation work. You will have the opportunity to enter the prestigious CITB Skill Build competition. All tools, equipment and materials are provided.

Course content

  • Drywall (dot & dab) plasterboards
  • Fixing angle beads & lining in angle beads
  • Apply plaster correctly to walls
  • Produce decorative render finishes
  • Produce fibrous plastering, running dado rails
  • Take casts from various types of moulds
  • Plasterboard & skim ceilings
  • Producing floor screeds level & to fall
  • Skim around openings
  • Undercoat & skim around fireplaces & window openings

Entry requirements

Plastering Level 1 including English & maths GCSEs 9-2 (A*-E)


Written and practical assessment

Financial information

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Future opportunities

  • Plastering Level 3 Diploma
  • Apprenticeship
  • Plasterer 

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course:Craven College Support

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 October 2017
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