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Plastering Level 2 Diploma at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course combines theoretical and practical elements for learners who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Plastering and wish to develop their skills and knowledge in the Plastering industry and seek employment or a Modern Apprenticeship.

Course content

The Level 2 Diploma is the technical certificate part of the Foundation Modern Apprenticeship framework. The course includes several units which are each split into two, to test your theoretical knowledge and your practical ability. You will also need to work on a timed practical test. You will be required to complete Essential Skills at level 2 in both Communications and Application of Number.

The units covered include: Safe Working Practices; Information, quantities and communication with others; Building methods; How to apply plaster materials to internal and external surfaces; Dry lining and plaster-board products; Sand and cement screeds; Secure fibrous plaster components. Alongside this course you will also study the Welsh Baccalaureate.

Entry requirements

You will have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Plastering. Equivalent vocational experience or qualifications will also be considered.


You will complete a range of practical tasks, projects and written assignments and produce a portfolio of evidence. You will also complete an external on-line examination.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

On completion of this qualification, you will be able to seek employment in the construction industry as an apprentice plasterer and complete an NVQ at Level 2 which will complete the Foundation Modern Apprenticeship framework.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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