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Plastering Diploma R070

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How do I apply?

Apply Online: http://www.wmc.ac.uk/course/37905/apply  Apply Online

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 1 course.

Course outline

The Plastering Level 1 Diploma is designed to prepare students to enter the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

Course details

This course will enable you to study a wide range of skills, all of which will help you on your chosen career pathway, moving into employment or further training. You will get the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification linked to your chosen career.

Units

  • Unit 101: Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Unit 201: Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Unit 121: Prepare background surfaces and mix plastering materials
  • Unit 122: Apply scratch coats to backgrounds
  • Unit 123: Fixing sheet materials
  • Unit 124: Applying floating coats to walls
  • Unit 125: Applying setting coats to walls

Entry guidelines

Relevant Entry level qualification or 3 GCSE's at grade 2/E or above and successful completion of a skills test.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:
  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (or grade 4 or above).
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to Level 2 Diploma Plastering or NVQ Level 2 Plastering (if you gain an apprenticeship).

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Equipment Required

Students will be expected to supply their own safety boots, overalls and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

When does this course run?

Starting 6th Sep 17

Ends 29th Jun 18

Ref: R070J001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £875.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 13:30 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters
Friday 09:00 — 14:00 Wirral Waters

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 27th Jun 18

Ref: R070J002

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £875.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters
Tuesday 09:00 — 13:00 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters

Starting 5th Sep 18

Ends 28th Jun 19

Ref: R070K001

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £875.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 26th Jun 19

Ref: R070K002

Fees

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £875.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 16th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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