The course is designed for those wishing to gain an understanding of basic tasks and theories within plastering. The course will provide you with knowledge of:
Applying floating coats to walls
Installation of plasterboard
Applying setting coats to plasterboard
Mixing and applying lightweight plasters to backgrounds
Mixing and applying settings coats to solid backgrounds.
However, basic literacy and numeracy skills are an added advantage. In addition candidates should have the ability to read write, organise and interpret written tasks in English.
An initial assessment of each candidate will be made before the start of the programme to identify candidates that have any specific training needs support, credit they have accumulated and the appropriate type and level of qualification.
There will be an induction programme so the candidate fully understands the requirements of the qualification[s], their responsibilities as a candidate, and the responsibilities of the centre. This information will be recorded on a learning contract.