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Plastering Diploma Level 1 at New College Nottingham

Course description

Training at the first purpose-built Civil Engineering Academy in the country, you will be well placed to progress your studies at a campus that allows for specialist training in construction, engineering, highways and road maintenance.

This course has a practical approach, offering a range of units to get you fully prepared for working as a plasterer.

Studying units such as;

  • Preparation and backgrounds
  • Preparation and mixing of plaster materials
  • Cutting of plasterboards ready to fix
  • Basic plastering application.

Coupled with theory including; basic health and safety, this course will stand you in good stead to progress into further study into the various techniques used in plastering.

Course content

Training at the first purpose-built Civil Engineering Academy in the country, you will be well placed to progress your studies at a campus that allows for specialist training in construction, engineering, highways and road maintenance.

This course has a practical approach, offering a range of units to get you fully prepared for working as a plasterer.

Studying units such as;

  • Preparation and backgrounds
  • Preparation and mixing of plaster materials
  • Cutting of plasterboards ready to fix
  • Basic plastering application.

Coupled with theory including; basic health and safety, this course will stand you in good stead to progress into further study into the various techniques used in plastering.

Entry requirements

You must have one of the following;

3 GCSEs or equivalent

Successful assessment activities in literacy and numeracy.

If you are over 19 but have industry experience and do not have the necessary qualifications you are welcome to apply and will be considered for interview.

Assessment

You will be assessed by completing a multiple choice paper and practical assessment.

Future opportunities

Level 2 CAA Diploma in plastering

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • There's no better place to kick start a career in construction than at ncn Basford Hall - the largest construction training academy in the whole of the region.

      Whether you're just looking to start out or whether you're already a professional but looking to learn a new trade or brush up on existing skills, ncn Basford Hall has everything you need.

      Outstanding tutors, expansive workshop space, the latest technology and great links with industry are just some of what we offer.

      We offer courses from entry level through to degrees in the following areas:

      • Brickwork
      • Painting and Decorating
      • Fabrication and Welding
      • Carpentry and Joinery
      • Maintenance Operation
      • Site Supervision and Management
      • Health and Safety
      • Civil Engineering
      • Plastering
      • Electrical Installations
      • Tiling
      • Surveying

      But don't think ncn Basford Hall is all about Construction. As the newest and one of the largest college campuses in the region we offer a first-class experience for all our learners.

      The campus is also home to;

      • Public Services
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