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Plastering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3)

This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to further develop a career in plastering.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Plastering - Apprenticeship NI (Level 3) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
16 £0.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview

Plasterers prepare walls and ceilings for decoration and finishing.

You will attend the college 1-2 days per week and 2-3 days will be spent on site.
This is a course to equip you with the skills and knowledge to develop a career in plastering.

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) – Solid (6573-05)

Subjects studied may include:
• Safe working practices
• Dry lining and plasterboard
• Plaster components
• Fibrous plaster components                                           
• Information, quantities and Communicating
• Building methods and construction technology
• Produce complex external surfaces
• Screeds and granolithic finishes
• Run in-situ moulds
• Board and set a ceiling, apply plaster to a curved wall and produce a curved cornice.
You may also have the opportunity to participate in the Young Enterprise NI programme which will develop your employability skills and help you explore the idea of starting your own business.

Entry Requirements
You will need to be employed within the construction industry and have successfully completed the Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plastering.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or IT.
Where will it take me?
Successful completion will make you a fully qualified plasterer. You may consider continuing your education with a HNC on a part-time basis. These courses can lead to more senior or management positions. Equally as a fully qualified plasterer, you may consider becoming self-employed.
How will it make me more employable?
Assessment will be carried out through a series of written, online and practical tests and by gathering evidence from the workplace.
You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:
  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.
This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment will be carried out through a series of written, online and practical tests and by gathering evidence from the workplace.
Additional Costs
City & Guilds
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