You will gain practical experience in our fully equipped workshops and develop the skills needed to become a qualified plasterer. Along with plastering, you will learn about all aspects of building to open up numerous career opportunities in this industry.
- Storing materials and equipment
- Working platforms
- Positioning coving
- Plastering ceilings
- Using lightweight plaster
- External rendering
- Finishing coats
- Health and safety
- Work experience and employability skills
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
Students can progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying.
Work as a qualified plasterer, with the potential to develop your career across the wider construction industry in roles such as construction and site manager, building technician, landscaper and many more.
A Level 1 Plastering qualification and one satisfactory reference is needed.
CSkills Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying
Callum has always been interested in construction and had this course recommended to him by people he knows. He studied the level one and level two course and moved onto the level three because he wanted to build complex structures and get industry experience.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The facilities are excellent and the new equipment and latest technology is great to practice with, so I know what to expect in the workplace. The staff also take us on lots of different trips that are linked with the units I am studying.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: I have had the opportunity to work on a number of different construction sites arranged by my tutors, including the DIY SOS show. I was able to put into practice what I was taught in the workshops and use it in the real world.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I want to get work with a local construction company and would eventually like to set up my own business in the future.