Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details


College 16-18



Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-Time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 993.46
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Course Code


Course Overview

On this introduction to plastering, you will learn the basics of tool manipulation, how to prepare walls and surfaces and the correct way to apply plaster onto walls and surfaces. You will complete Health and Safety training as required by the industry, whilst improving your own communication with other tradespeople. By the end of the course, you willl also have gained skills in a range of bathroom and finishing techniques.

Course Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 2/3 including English and maths.

What you will Learn


There are seven units in total to complete. The practical assessment is continual throughout the course with job knowledge tests at the end of each unit. There are also two short written paper assessments.


At the end of this qualification you will have a good degree of knowledge about plastering. Successful students may have the opportunity to progress onto a Level 2 Diploma in Plastering or an NVQ Level 2 through the work based evidence route.

Career Options

plasterer, building supplier, related fields in the construction industry.

Mandatory Units

Health, Safety and Welfare in construction
Principles of building construction, information and communication
Prepare background surfaces and mix plastering materials
Applying scratch coats to internal backgrounds
Fixing sheet materials
Applying floating and setting coats to wall

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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