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Construction - Apprenticeships in Plastering level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

As a plasterer you will be performing different techniques on site such as dry lining, skimming and external rendering.

Course content

The course covers:

• Safe working practices

• Information, quantities and communicating

• Building methods and construction technology

• Preparing background surfaces and plaster materials

• Applying render materials to external surfaces

• Fixing dry-lining and plasterboard produces to internal surfaces

• Producing and positioning/securing fibrous plaster components

• Applying plaster to internal surfaces

• Conforming to health, safety and welfare

• Conforming to productive work practices

• Moving, handling and storing resources

• Producing internal solid plastering finishes

• Producing external render finishes

• Applying plaster finishes to background surfaces

• Installing mechanically fixed plasterboards

• Maths and English at level one unless previously achieved Steel toe capped boots and safety glasses are required.

Entry requirements

A minimum of GCSE English and maths, one at 2 or above and one at 1 or above or equivalent or a L1 relevant vocational qualification plus secured employment.


• Continuous assessment

• Multiple choice online exam at the end of each unit.

• Observation

• Professional discussion

• Testimonies

Future opportunities

Level 3 Apprenticeship in Plastering

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: 04 December 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • The Brunel Construction Centre specialises in construction courses and has recently undergone considerable investment to improve its facilities.

      These include plumbing and electrical workshops, making it an even better place to become successful in your chosen trade.