Course overviewPlastering Level 2 Apprenticeship City of Bristol College
This day-release Plastering Level 2 Apprenticeship Standards programme will teach you how to become a plasterer.
The apprenticeship lasts for a minimum of two-years.
During that time you will learn the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a trained plasterer.
Who is this course for?
If you have a keen interest in plastering and would like to learn a highly skilled trade, then this apprenticeship may be the right course for you. You should be employed or have a current offer of employment in the plastering sector.
What you'll learn
This course will teach you the knowledge and practical skills to become a trained plasterer. The apprenticeship is made up of routine reviews of learning including:
- evidence of knowledge
- skills and behaviours
- recording of 20% off the job.
You may be required to study functional skills in English and Maths.
Course entry requirements
Prospective applicants should:
- have at least 3 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D) or above, including English Language and Maths.
- achieve a Level 1 or above in an initial assessment, provided by the College.
- be able to demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a guarantee to succeed and prepare effectively for employment.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed via evidence including workplace observations, professional discussions, academic and professional workplace reviews and online and practical assessments. When undertaking an apprenticeship, you will study a mixture of both work-based learning and training at College.
You will complete a work-based NVQ through your apprenticeship.
Your employer will pay the minimum apprenticeship wage while you are learning your trade.
Future career and study opportunities
Successful completion of the course can lead to employment as a plasterer in the construction industry.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.
You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need a high visibility vest, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning.
Fees and applications
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Apprenticeship fees will be agreed between your employer and the College. You will get paid, alongside gaining a qualification. Find out more about apprenticeships.