Construction Craft: Plastering
Vocational • Level 2
About the course
This course provides students with the opportunity to further enhance both their practical and theoretical skills gained in previous academic years. As a student on this course you will gain practical skills in the following woodworking projects. This study area will require you to complete both internal and external exams, linked to each topic area. Students will have the opportunity to study: - Dry lining - Rendering - K rendering - Applying board finish - Pebble dashing - Installation of decorative moulds - Costing and estimation of materials - Applying taping and jointing techniques - Specialist plastering finishes - Installation of plasterboards
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Awarded ByCity and Guilds
Location ByBurnley College
Successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Construction Craft programme with the appropriate level of GCSE Mathematics and English are required.
Students will be assessed on a range of practical skills with a practical end test. Additionally students will sit a range of modular exams linked to each of the practical elements of the programme.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Apprenticeship in a trade related area. When you have completed your studies other courses that are available include HNC in Construction. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed plasterer, site-supervisor, or could lead to a career in construction management.
You will be required to have your own Personal Protective Equipment while working in the workshop areas
Extra curricular activities
You will have the opportunity to be entered for the national competition Skillbuild. Success may lead to entry into international competition at Worldskills. You will have the opportunity to visit British Gypsum Factory tour to see state of the art machinery in operation on a mass production level. You will also benefit from a wide range of guest speakers to enrich the curriculum.