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Plastering (Level 3 City & Guilds Advanced Technical Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you want to improve your plastering skills and think you’ve got what it takes to carve out a career as one of the best plasterers in town!

You’ll learn all about plastering in a commercial and domestic setting from internal solid plastering, one and two coat rendering systems, mechanically fixing plasterboard, setting up scaffolding and fixing and finishing dry lining. Customer skills and working on large projects are also important aspects of this course.

You can expect a combination of practical and theoretical learning to give you a good degree of knowledge and practice in this tricky art form. You’ll develop your skills within dedicated workshop spaces and with the full support of very experienced tutors, all with professional plastering backgrounds.

This course is based at the Basford Campus.

How to apply for this course

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road
Basford
Nottingham
NG8 6AQ

Start: Monday 4th September 2023

Course code: C038328 / Q038329

Qualification

Plastering (Level 3 City & Guilds Advanced Technical Diploma)

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 9-3 (A*-D), including English Language and maths – one of English Language or maths must be grade 9-4 (A*-C) (Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE Grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills L2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above.

Teaching & assessment

Each unit is continually assessed. You will present evidence of competence via practical assessments and the production of a personal portfolio. You will also need to sit a GOLA exam at the end of the course or individual modular exams.

Progression

Choose to follow with an apprenticeship in plastering or a related field or into full time permanent employment as a qualified plasterer.

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