Plastering - Apprenticeship

Course Code: WB00006

APPRENTICESHIP COMMERCIAL

Study level: Apprenticeship

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Course Overview

This apprenticeship provides those already employed by the UK construction industry with a recognised qualification to aid career progression within the plastering and/or further learning.

Designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence, the course enables you to train in all aspects of plastering.

Specifically, you will develop basic skills in installing mechanically fixed plasterboard and direct bonds, and applying solid finishing plaster internally and rendering externally.

You will also develop skills in health, safety and welfare, essential for the CSCS card and to pursue the wide range of employment opportunities available in this sector.

Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory entry requirements.

Applicants must demonstrate a “can do" attitude and have good basic numeracy and literacy skills.

To be an apprentice you need to be working a minimum of 30 hours per week in the related occupation of your chosen apprenticeship and be at least 16 years old.  Our Skills Coaches and Careers team can support you with this and we often have a good selection of employers looking to recruit an apprentice.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

We use a variety of teaching methods to allow you to develop high level sector-specific skills. Your practical skills and competency will be supported and assessed by our assessor. The functional skills element of this qualification is delivered by specialist teachers, who will provide support either at College or in the workplace.

The course is made up of 20% diploma tuition via day release at College and 80% on-the-job practical skills training at work.

Specialist learning support is also available if needed.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Terms and Conditions

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