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Plastering L2 Diploma

Awarding Body:



Further Education

Programme Length:

1 year

Bilingual Delivery:

This course is available through the medium of Welsh

Programme Description

This Level 2 diploma develops rendering and finishing plastering skills along with direct bond dry lining systems and sand/cement screeds. It allows students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in plastering. You will complete a variety of plastering related tasks that are undertaken in industry and safely use various hand and power tools. Principals of building construction, information and communication unit will also provide you with an introduction to construction technology.

Programme Features

This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of students enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft.

It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual.

The course is delivered by highly qualified and experienced staff using modern facilities.

As part of the programme learners will also complete Essential Skills.

Opportunities will also be provided for GCSEs in Welsh, English and Mathematics and for welsh language development.

Progression and Employment

Students will be able to progress onto an apprenticeship programme subject interview and employment of which will provide further development and understanding of the construction industry. 

Programme Content

Each unit comprises of two parts that cover subject knowledge and practical skills:

Health and Safety and welfare in construction

Principles of building construction, information and communication

Apply plastering materials to interiors

Fix dry lining and plasterboard to interiors

Laying sand and cement screeds

Applying plasterboard materials to external backgrounds

Produce reverse moulds for fibrous work

Casting and fixing fibrous plasterwork

This course also includes Essential Skills Qualifications delivery.

Method of Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used which include written knowledge questions, online and practical skills tests. 

Entry Requirements

Formal interview and ideally students will have completed a L1 diploma in Plastering and have good levels of literacy and numeracy.  Consideration will also be given to mature students subject to formal interview. Applicants should have an interest in the chosen craft and evidence of practical ability would be an advantage.

Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Ammanford Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
SA31 3HY