Plastering Diploma Level 2





Awarding Body




About the course

The Plastering Diploma Level 2 course develops your knowledge and skills. If you are looking for a career as a Plasterer in the construction industry, then this course will provide you with the industry-standard skills that potential employers desire.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements 

  • Must have completed the level 1 diploma in Plastering
  • Achieved GCSE or Functional Skills targets
  • Excellent record of attendance and commitment at school/college
  • Demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment

Desirable Requirements

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • A strong commitment to adopt a 'work ready' approach, taking responsibility for your own development and behaviour
  • Completed 30 hours or more of work experience within the construction industry
What will I do on this course?

This qualification comprises of 8 study units and will help you to develop technical skills beyond basic plastering. Your study will include;

  • complex buildings and technology
  • applying plaster and plaster products to internal and external surfaces
  • forming cement sand screeds
  • communication
  • detailed building quantities calculations
  • You may also be required to study maths and English as part of your course.
Who is it for?

This course is suitable for 16-18 year olds who are progressing from the level 1 diploma in Plastering.

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio work
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the level 3 Diploma in Plastering. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Plastering industry.

Additional cost

You will need protective footwear and a high vis vest for practical sessions.


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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