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Level 2 Diploma in Plastering (Construction)

The Study Programme is designed to give you skills in plastering, aligned to the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the apprenticeship standard.
34 weeks
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

If your interested in career in plastering and are looking for a career role that is challenging with plenty of variety then this could be the course for you.

When does the course start?

Please get in touch with us to find out when the next course will start.

What does the course cover?

This course will cover several key topics to prepare you for the world of work in Plastering. Topics include:

  • Working safely
  • Interpret and follow verbal and written work instructions
  • Fixing and jointing plasterboard to timber and lightweight metal framework
  • Direct bond plasterboard to masonry
  • Apply one, two and three coat plastering
  • Apply traditional, modern and machine applied rendering systems including coloured rendering
  • Understand how to cast products in fibrous plaster



Will I receive an allowance?

You will receive an allowance of up to £25 per week. 

What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a NOCN Level 2 Diploma in Plastering (Construction).

What are the entry requirements?

Ideally, you will have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Plastering, however if you have a GCSE grade C/4 or above in English and maths you will be considered for this course.

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone aged 16-18.