Diploma in Plastering Level 2 | Ashington Campus | CON0052F |Northumberland College
Construction

Diploma in Plastering Level 2

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
n/a
Course Code:
CON0052F
Awarding Body:
Qualification:

City and Guilds Diploma in Plastering Level 2 and Functional Skills in maths and English at the relevant level.

Start Date:
Flexible/Various

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who would like to develop and improve their Plastering Skills and learn about the career opportunities available.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

No formal qualifications are required however; 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. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment

What will I study on the course?

You will study safe working practices in construction, building methods and construction technology, how to apply plaster materials to external and internal surfaces, fix dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors, form sand and cement screeds and produce and fix plaster components. Ideal if you would like to further develop both the skills and knowledge to become a plasterer. Employability Level 1, Health and Safety at the required level defendant on previous qualifications and experience. You may also be required to attend lessons for functional skills depending on previous qualifications

You will attend college 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. You will also be required to do 30 hours work experience.

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

Functional Skills in maths and English at the relevant level.

City and Guilds Diploma in Plastering Level 2 and Functional Skills in maths and English at the relevant level.

After successfully completing the level 2 course you could progress on to the Level 3 Diploma in Plastering, also if you gain employment in the plastering industry then you can progress onto an Apprenticeship.

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/

DofEDisability ConfidentEU Social FundMatrixNorth Connect