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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plastering

The course is designed for people employed in the construction industry.

We follow a flexible learning strategy, with the majority of time spent in a practical environment. The course delivery includes: demonstrations, practical workshops, theory, assignments, learning packs and project work. Students have the opportunity to gain a wide range of practical skills both at college and on building sites in real working conditions.
The apprenticeship covers:
• General work place safety
• Efficient work practices
• Move and handle resources
• Plastering internal and external fibrous plasterwork 

Entry Requirements

The Apprenticeship is open to those aged 16+ in suitable employment who hold GCSEs, (or equivalent) at grade D in English and maths. You will also need to have the interest, enthusiasm and willingness to work hard.

What do I need to bring?

Some courses may require additional course materials for further information please, contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01793 498208 or email

Assessment/Exam information

All assessment is continuous and in accordance with NVQs, your ability to do the job will be confirmed by:
• Observation of your work
• Material you collect
• Accreditation of prior learning
• Questions asked of you regarding your particular work situation 

Other information

• Functional Skills in English (Level 1)
• Functional Skills in Maths (Level 1)
• Employment Rights & Responsibilities (ERR)
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) 

This course is based at North Star where you will receive expert tuition from well qualified and experienced staff.
A Training Co-ordinator will support you throughout your training, through regular work based review meetings.

As a member of Swindon College apprentices will be able to benefit from the range of services and facilities it has to offer, such as:
• Library and Learning Resource Centre
• Student Enrichment Centre
• The Restaurant
• Sports Therapy Clinic
• Osteopathy Clinic
• Little Stars Nursery
• Counselling
• Beauty Therapy Salon
• Hairdressing Salons

What can I do next?

On completion of this course you may consider progression subsequent training such as the Certificate in Site Supervisory Studies (CIOB).

Qualification description

• NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) (QCF) Level 2
• Diploma in Plastering (QCF) (Level 2)

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
34 weeks 01 Aug 2017 31 Jul 2019 Associated fees will be discussed at the time of enquiry APPPLAL2
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 09:00 - 17:00
Hours per week: 6.50
Study days: THU

Any extra costs

Some courses may require additional course materials for further information please, contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01793 498208 or email

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please click on the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01793 498208 or email