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Construction & the Built Environment

Construction Skills Certificate - Plastering - R263

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 1 Duration 36 weeks

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Students will be able to develop practical skills whilst demonstrating the application of safe practice. Progress is constantly monitored against set targets and practical tasks sheets which outline standards and expectations.

Theory sessions underpin the benefits of applying different techniques whilst target setting and written feedback of students' work will ensure students are prepared for on-line exams.

Course Details

Students will be able to participate in practical activities that develop specialist techniques specific to plastering. Theory sessions outline the application of safe practices within the construction industry whilst developing an understanding of the materials and equipment used in plastering and across other trades. Students will be able to clarify the sequential order when designing structures and planning projects on site.

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above and relevant practical experience.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory 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

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment - £40 Educational Visits - £35 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

Assessment Method

Observation of practical tasks and written knowledge tests.

Additional Information

PPE must be worn at all times in college and all students must arrive at sessions on time, prepared and ready to learn with pens, paper etc.

All students must be fully committed to attend every element of their study programme; Vocational, English, maths and Work Experience.

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:

Where can I progress to?
Completion of a Level 1 programme will prepare students for progression at Level 2.

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Tuesday 10:00 — 12:00 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 13:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters
Thursday 09:00 — 16:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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