You will be prepared for work in the plastering trade, particularly in wet plastering and dry lining. Students are taught the latest methods and techniques, as well as the more traditional, to ensure a broad range of skills.
- Plastering boarding and skimming
- Basic tool skills
- Health and safety
- External rendering
- Storage and handling of materials
- Trade-specific units
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
More advanced courses are available at the college, such as the Level 2 Diploma in Plastering.
Work as a qualified plasterer with a large company, independent local business or on a self-employed basis on a wide variety of different building developments.
A genuine passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.
CSkills Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying
Manver has thrived at Bishop Burton and puts his success down to the help and support he has received from his course tutors.
Having completed his course, he is progressing to the next level and is confident he will soon be working as a self-employed bricklayer in an industry where there is a high demand for skilled workers.
“It is a very practical, hands-on course,” said Manver. “The staff are all really good and friendly. If you need any help they are always there for you.
“I’ve met so many people at Bishop Burton and I’ve learned something different every day. It is a really good College.
“I would like to be a self-employed bricklayer and am aiming for an apprenticeship to get more experience.”