Plastering, City & Guilds | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code D2PLAPF5SW

Plastering, City & Guilds

What will I do on this course?

This course will introduce you to more advanced plastering skills, or develop the knowledge of plastering that you gained on our Level 1 course. You’ll cover a range of topics including building methods; construction technologies; preparing surfaces for plastering; plaster application; mechanical application; and information, quantities and communication with others.

As part of this course you'll complete a week of work experience as well as taking part in tutorials, employability sessions, personal and social development, and study skills. We will also work with you to develop your English and maths skills to the level that most employers in this sector look for.

Assessment

We’ll assess what you know through practical tests, assignments, a portfolio, and online multiple choice tests.

What could I do after this course?

You could progress to employment as a plasterer, or increase your skills and unlock higher-paid roles by studying a Level 3 qualification in plastering or an apprenticeship


Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 2/E to 4/C or an industry-relevant Level 1 qualification. You’ll also be asked to attend an interview.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

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Occupations related to Plastering, City & Guilds

 

Plasterer

Plasterers apply plaster and cement mixtures to walls and ceilings, fix fibrous sheets and cast and fix ornamental plasterwork to the interior or exterior of buildings.

Average annual earnings: £23,400
Employment in region: 432 positions

What Our Students Say

Brandon Harvey, Plumbing


Brandon Harvey

“The lecturers are great and help you learn at your own speed”

Former school: Priory Community School

Course: Plumbing

What next? Progress on to Level 3.

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