Level 1 Diploma in Plastering for Adults

Course Code: P106184

Key Information

  • Course type


  • Campus:

    North Harbour Campus

  • Start Date:

    16 Sept 2024

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Attendance:


  • Fees:

    £1,093.00 or Free

Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

Designed for those who wish to pursue a career in plastering and who are not currently working in the industry.

Units include:

  • understanding how to carry out safe work practices
  • introduction to building methods
  • introduction to construction technology
  • introduction into preparing background surfaces
  • introduction to plaster materials.

During the course, you will complete a minimum of 30 hours of on-the-job experience within the industry. You will also have the opportunity to work on many live projects including various community projects and benefit from site visits, industry talks and demonstrations from experts.

A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 2 or above, including English.

Attendance is two/three days a week, typically from 9am-4.30pm. A high level of attendance is essential to achieve the qualification.

You will complete a variety of practical assignments and in class assessments. You will complete two online exams. You will log your learning journey in a diploma portfolio folder. You must complete all elements to successfully achieve the qualification.

School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies. If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived: Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support. You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course). * If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement. It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

On completion of this course, you can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Plastering or into an apprenticeship.

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