Advanced Technical Diploma in Plastering (450)
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
What will you be working towards?
||National Award (BTEC)
This Level 3 Technical Diploma is aimed at you if you are looking to work in the construction industry specifically as an advanced craft plasterer. It will provide you with a range of specialist technical practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training in plastering.
This qualification is split into two pathways: Solid and Fibrous. You will have a choice of which specialist pathway you study. Both pathways cover health, safety and environmental issues faced on construction sites and how to communicate with others on the job, including supervisory skills such as planning, organising and pricing work.
While there are no formal entry requirements, a Level 2 Diploma in Plastering or equivalent industry experience is recommended.
Employer involvement is mandatory on this course and the College will help secure you a placement.
Units you may study include:
Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
Restoring in-situ mouldings
Applying plastering materials to interiors
Applying plastering materials to exteriors
Producing reverse moulds from plaster models for architectural mouldings
Producing, fixing and finishing pre-cast architectural mouldings
How will it be delivered?
60% Assessment - Coursework
40% Assessment - Exam
Ideally at least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-5 or A*-C including English and Maths or a Level 2 qualification, but this is subject to discussion at your interview. If you haven't already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or grade C in English or Maths, then you will study either GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths alongside your other qualifications.