Construction & the Built Environment

Apprenticeship - Plastering Level 2 - R177

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2

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The purpose of this occupation is to apply layers of plaster onto walls, floors and ceilings. Plastering serves a protective function, in that it makes buildings more robust and also an aesthetic function. Plasterers will often complete dry lining projects during their career. Although a person may specialise solely in dry lining, a plasterer must have the knowledge of dry lining in addition to their knowledge and skills to plaster.

Course Details

You will start by learning the very basics of plastering which will include health and safety, tools and equipment and mixing materials. The skills acquired will include being able to prepare background surfaces, repair damaged walls, plaster areas and produce finished surfaces using a variety of techniques and materials. You will also learn floating and skimming to various backgrounds, plaster boarding and skimming ceilings, and running a cornice mould and fix into position incorporating external and internal mitres. You will also learn how to design your own drawings, provide estimates and create business plans.

Entry Guidelines
All Apprenticeships require an initial assessment, interview and employment within the industry.
Equipment Required

PE must be worn within the workshop at all times by the apprentice, hard hats high visibility vests will be provided by the College. The apprentice must arrive to College with a pair of steel toe cap boots. You must wear PPE and Protective Boots at all times in work which are usually provided by your employe.

Assessment Method

This apprenticeship will identify and improve your skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to become a plasterer By the end of the apprenticeship, you will be able to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and behaviours. These will be assessed at the end of the qualification by the awarding organisation, the assessments will consist of: A test of knowledge using scenarios with questions A Competency-based interview with an End Point Assessor A portfolio of evidence produced by the student A professional discussion relating to your CPD activity with the End Point Assessor.

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Starting 31st July 2021 - Ending - 29th July 2024

REF R177N001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

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