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Diploma in Plastering Level 1

Ashington Campus
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City and Guilds Diploma in Plastering (QCF) Level 1.

Start Date:
10 September

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who would like an introduction to the career opportunities available in plastering.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

No formal qualifications are needed for this course but an interest in plastering will be an advantage. You will have an interview and initial assessment. Following a successful interview and initial assessment results, you will be allocated a place to study the practical and theoretical elements of plastering

What will I study on the course?

You will study safe working practices in construction, building methods and construction technology, how to prepare background surfaces and plaster materials, apply plastering materials to internal backgrounds and produce components from moulds. This course is ideal if you would like to develop both the skills and knowledge to become a plasterer.

You will attend college for two and a half days per week for one year. The main enrolment period for this course is in September but there will also be the opportunity to start the course at other times if places are available.

Your progress will be assessed during the course using a combination of written and practical assignments.

You may also study Functional Skills and Personal Social Development, you will be tested at the start of your course. Other options may be available depending on timetabled commitments.

City and Guilds Diploma in Plastering (QCF) Level 1.

After successfully completing the Level 1 course you could progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Plastering.

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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