Course Overview

This intermediate level course is aimed at anyone wishing to gain a recognised qualification in plastering, ready for joining the industry. The course is designed to give you in-depth knowledge and practical experience in specialist plastering techniques and skills.

Further Details

Course Location

Stockport College


College 16-18

Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year



You will need to have successfully completed the Level 1 Plastering and/or relevant plastering experience and attended an interview with the plastering tutors.

This course is for anyone that wants to work as a plasterer in the construction industry. It will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in plastering.

Principles of building construction, information and communication
Apply plaster materials to interiors
Fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
Laying sand & cement screeds
Applying plastering materials to external backgrounds
There are no optional units on this qualification.

At the end of this qualification you will have a good degree of knowledge on plastering. All successful students may have the opportunity to progress onto a Plastering Diploma Level 3 or an NVQ Level 2 through the work based evidence route.

The Level 2 Diploma Plastering has five mandatory units that you must complete successfully to achieve the qualification. You will be assessed through practical assignments and online multiple choice tests for each unit.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.

19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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