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 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.”