Plastering Courses


Course Description:

As a plasterer you will need to be able to work with your hands quickly and accurately. Plasterers apply different kinds of plaster to internal walls and ceilings so that they are ready for decorating. You could also see yourself covering outside walls with coating such as sand, cement, render or pebble dash.

Future Learning/Career Paths:

• Traineeship
• Apprenticeship
• FE College
• Higher Education
• Self Employed

• Site Manager
• Supervisor
• Skilled Technician
• Estimator
• Dry liner

Financial Support:

The 16-19 Bursary fund is a fund allocated to schools, colleges, and providers to aid learners (who qualify) with their programme of study.

Care to Learn Government overview the Care to Learn scheme can help with childcare costs while you study. You must be aged under 20 at the start of your course. The scheme is available for publically funded courses in England this included courses in schools, training providers, sixth forms and sixth form colleges.

Open Awards Certificate in Construction Skills (Plastering) L1

Example Units

• Principles of building construction, information and communication
• Health, safety and welfare in construction
• Prepare background surfaces and mix plastering materials
• Apply scratch coats to backgrounds
• Fixing sheet materials
• Applying floating coats to walls
• Applying setting coats to wall


• Work on different types of walls
• Full size bungalow to work on

Open Awards Diploma in Plastering L2

Example Units

• Health, safety and welfare in construction
• Principles of building construction, information and communication
• Apply plastering materials to interiors
• Fix dry lining and plasterboard to interiors
• Lay sand and cement screeds
• Apply plastering materials to exteriors
• Produce reverse moulds for fibrous
• Casting and fixing fibrous plasterwork


• Work on different types of walls
• Full size bungalow to work on

Maths and English

As part of Government requirements, you must study Maths and English up to GCSE grade C standard. If you have already achieved this, you will not be required to do so again.

Our Tutors offer a fresh and inventive approach to delivering Maths and English. They look to teach according to your learning styles in fun and interactive ways to ensure that you enjoy the course and ultimately, gain your qualifications.


As we are a training provider who specialise in vocational training, we make a real effort to ensure our learners are ready to enter the world of employment when they leave us. For this reason, we require that you do study ICT and PSD with us.

The PSD qualification covers topics such as: how to write CV’s, how to act professionally in the workplace and how to approach interviews.

The ICT qualification cover skills like: File Management, IT Security, Email, The Internet, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Databases. Learners will use the full Microsoft Office suite.

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