Course overviewPlastering Level 2 for school leavers City of Bristol College
This one-year programme of study will give you knowledge and skills in all aspects of plastering. Looking for a career as a plasterer? This course will make you work-ready for a role in the construction industry.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LMF1789A01-1||11/09/2023 - 02/07/2024||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||9.75||09:15||SBSA and Construction Centre||Apply|
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for 16-18-year-olds who want to develop skills and knowledge in plastering.
What you'll learn
This industry-relevant qualification comprises eight study units which 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 and detailed building quantities calculations.
You may also be required to study Maths and English as part of your course if you are progressing from Level 1.
Course entry requirements
You can progress from the Level 1 Certificate in Plastering. Alternatively, you may apply if you have achieved GCSE Grades 3 (D) or above in Maths, English and Science.
You will need an excellent record of attendance and commitment at school/College. You will also need to demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This is a full-time course. Alongside your College tutorials, you will be required to take part in work experience and self-directed study.
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 and a portfolio of work.
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to a Level 3 Diploma in Plastering. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the plastering 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 stationary.
You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions, and will also need to buy a workwear uniform. 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.
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