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This course is designed for people aged over 19 years who are looking to improve their plastering skills.
Whether you want to make plastering your career, already work in a different trade in the construction industry and want to gain another qualification or are simply a keen DIY-er who wants to be able to do small plastering jobs around the home, this course is a great place to start.
You will gain basic plastering skills and techniques, learn about using the right tools and materials for the job, and gain an understanding of health and safety and safe working practices.
The Level 1 Diploma equips you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required if you want to work in this area of the construction industry. Careers in the construction industry are enjoyable and rewarding and offer hundreds of different trade routes to suit your interests. You could choose to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman.
The 16-week Construction Training Academy will allow you to explore the plastering trade at our South West Skills Campus.
With mega-projects such as Hinkley Point C underway, and a need for 7,000 new homes in the North Somerset area, there has never been a better time to explore a new role in the construction industry.
- Preparing background surfaces and mixing plastering materials
- Applying scratch coats to internal backgrounds
- Fixing sheet materials
- Applying floating coats to wall
- Applying setting coats to wall
This is an assignment-based course so there are no exams.You will be continually assessed by tutors throughout the programme and be required to produce certain pieces of work for them to mark.
Successful completion of this course allows learners to progress to the Level 2 Plastering Diploma.
Preparing learners for the future is an integral part of everything we do at Weston College. Whether you want to bolster your employment prospects, upskill or change careers, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.
As an adult learner at Weston College, you will have access to our specialist, highly qualified careers advisors who are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about careers and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options, we’ll be there to help you through the process.
You can also use our free-to-access Career Coach programme to provide yourself with a detailed careers assessment, which you can then talk through with one of our advisors, as well as the assessment directing you to certain courses that will help you on your career journey. As a Microsoft College all students and apprentices are given FREE access to LinkedIn Learning – an online educational platform that helps individuals discover and develop business, technology-related, and creatives skills through expert-led course videos
There are no formal requirements, just an interest in plastering and or the wider construction industry.
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