Level 3 Apprenticeship NI in Plastering

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


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10649
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Plastering

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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.

You are employed, and you’d like to become a fully qualified Plaster.

About plaster components, building methods and construction technology, board and set a ceiling, apply plaster to a curved wall and produce a curved cornice.

The hands on, practical nature of the course.

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to apply to employment as Plasterer or you can progress to further study.

An employer and to have successfully completed a Level 2 qualification in Plastering.

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