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Plastering (Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma) - Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a good eye for detail, have good coordination and enjoy physical work. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a well plastered wall and knowing that you did it!

You’ll learn about plastering for both businesses and housing and understanding how to work safely.

You’ll learn:

  • How to prepare walls
  • How to mix and prepare plastering materials
  • Precision cutting of plasterboard
  • The fine art of plastering application

You can expect to finish the course with a good foundation of skills to enable you to carry out a range of plastering techniques. You’ll study in dedicated workshop spaces and complete a range of practical assessments.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now to start this course in 2022/23.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Start: 5th September 2022

Course code: C000134 / Q000781

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

Duration

1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 3–1 (D–G), including English Language and Maths at grade 3–1 (D–G), or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an initial assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and Maths at Level 1. If your results are lower than this, don't worry, we'll find the right course for you.

Assessment

You will be assessed by completing a multiple choice paper and practical assessment.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at college on a Level 2 programme either in plastering or another trade, or onto an apprenticeship.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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