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The Plastering Level 3 Diploma is designed to further develop the skills and knowledge of students, enabling them to work to an advanced level in the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

Course details

Level 3 Diploma Units

  • Unit 201: Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Unit 301: Principles of organizing, planning and pricing construction work
  • Unit 311: Running in-situ moulds
  • Unit 312: Applying plastering materials to detailed interiors
  • Unit 313: Applying plastering materials to detailed exteriors
Entry guidelines

Relevant Level 2 Diploma or minimum 4 GCSEs at Grade A*- C (9-4) 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.

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.

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 (grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

NVQ Level 2/3 Plastering (if you gain an apprenticeship). BTEC National/Higher National Certificate Construction.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 04th Sep 2017 - Ends 27th Jun 2018 Ref R072J001

    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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £2630.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 17:00 Wirral Waters
    Tuesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
    Wednesday 09:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 26th Jun 2019 Ref R072K001

    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 an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £2630.00

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).

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