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Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

This course is ideal for individuals looking to start a career in plastering. This qualification enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work as a Plasterer within the construction industry.
20 weeks
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

This Level 2 qualification provides you with a range of Plastering skills and knowledge. You will also develop an understanding of the health and safety requirements for working in the construction industry, and the industry itself.

As a plasterer, you apply different kinds of plaster to internal walls and ceilings so that they are ready for decorating. If you want a job in construction and you can work with your hands quickly and accurately, then this could be an ideal stepping stone to get you up-to-speed on the skills employers want. It also gives you an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the area you want to work in

When does the course start?

You can start this course at any time. Click here to apply.

What does the course cover?

This qualification covers:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
  • Apply render materials to external surfaces
  • Fix dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors
  • Form sand and cement screeds
  • Apply plaster materials to internal surfaces
  • Produce fibrous plaster components
  • Position and secure fibrous plaster components
  • Understanding construction technology



When will I attend?

Attendance is required on the following days:

  • Monday 8am - 3pm
  • Tuesday 8am - 3pm
  • Wednesday 8am - 3pm
What will I achieve?

On successful completion you will receive a Level 2 Diploma in Plastering.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements however, you will need to complete an initial assessment and interview.

What does the course cost?

This course is FREE if you are in receipt of eligible benefits or on a low income. To find out more, email or call 0161 233 2656.


Greater Manchester SkillCentre,
Unit B,
Ashburton Point,
Wheelforge Way,
Trafford Park,
M17 1EH