Course overview

Plastering 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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Plastering Level 2 for school leavers SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1789A01-1
Dates
09/09/2024 - 19/06/2025
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
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Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1789A01-1 09/09/2024 - 19/06/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised Enquire 09:15 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £2085. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

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

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above, including Maths and/or English or a Level 1 Diploma in a relevant subject plus GCSEs in Maths and/or English, or a Functional Skills qualification in Maths and/or English.

We will invite you to a Course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

You will provide a copy of your last school report and/or a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.

Some Level 2 Technical qualifications may require a slightly higher entry requirement based on the specific content of the course. This may include having English or Maths at Grade 4

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.

Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.

You will also 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.

Additional costs

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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