For apprentices wishing to work as a plasterer, this qualification
is ideal for demonstrating their competence. It is a measure of their ability to carry out a range of work to criteria which
has been set by the industry, and is recognised by the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) and will enable them
to gain the CSCS Blue Card.
This is a Framework qualification that
confirms competency in working in plastering. The apprentice will learn how to conform to General Health, Safety and Welfare
in the Workplace, how to conform to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace and how to move, handle and store resources
in the workplace.
The apprentice can then specialise in solid plaster
through applying wet finishes to walls, ceilings and floors to given specifications. Alternatively, the apprentice can
specialise as a fibrous plasterer through working on a construction site or domestic and commercial premises to install fibrous
There are no minimum entry requirements for this qualification
– anyone over the age of 16 that is seeking to demonstrate competence in working in plastering can take this qualification.
Extended Course Overview
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering
- Level 2 Diploma in Plastering
Skills in Maths Level 1
- Functional Skills in
English Level 1
- Employer Rights and Responsibilities
- Personal Learning &Thinking Skills
This qualification prepares an apprentice for work in the construction industry, with a specific focus
on plastering. Upon completion they can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a skills card that will enable
them to work on site in the chosen trade. The apprentice may also wish to progress to a Level 3 Plastering qualification or
become a supervisor working on site.