The Level 1 Diploma in Plastering qualification has been developed for achievement in a training environment which means you do not need to be employed to undertake this qualification.
You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be trained and assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified trainer whose job is to help you complete your qualification.
This qualification supports you to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.
- Prepare background surfaces and plaster materials
- Apply plaster materials to internal backgrounds
- Produce components from moulds
- Form sand and cement screeds
- Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
- Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
- Knowledge of construction technology
- Maths and / or English (if not achieved at grade 4).
One year full-time.
This qualification enables you to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding so that you can progress to further training at Level 2 and on successful completion of the Level 2 you will be able to progress into a job role in the workplace.
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.
No formal entry requirements. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
CSkills Level 1 Award 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.”