Plastering Level 1 Diploma

21739W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

A career in plastering can be diverse and rewarding. This industry requires a high level of skill and precision. You will need a steady hand and a head for heights to use ladders and working platforms to carry out internal and external duties. This course suits those considering entering the building industry who would like to learn plastering.

What will I study?

You will carry out safe working practices in construction, use information, quantities and communicate with others, learn building methods and construction technology, prepare background surfaces and plaster materials, apply plaster materials to internal backgrounds and produce components from moulds. You will progress to learn how to apply plaster materials to external surfaces, fix dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors, form sand and cement screeds, produce plaster components, apply plaster materials to internal surfaces, position and secure fibrous plaster components and take a practical assessment.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via practical skills and end of unit online tests. There is also an externally set theory test at the end of the course.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

You can progress onto a full time Level 2 Diploma in Plastering, Construction or gain employment through an apprenticeship.

Other Information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots. You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who are all trade qualified who will help you achieve your goal. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at bus pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 1

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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