Plastering Level 2

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About This Course

If you want a job in construction and you can work with your hands quickly and accurately, this job could be a good choice for you. As a plasterer, you would mix and apply different kinds of plaster to internal walls and ceilings so that they are ready for decorating. You could also cover outside walls with coatings, such as sand and cement render, pebble-dash, stone-effect materials and possibly machine applied finishing. In this job you will need maths skills to work out how much plaster you need for the size of job. You'll also need to be physically fit and able to work as part of a team. As a plasterer, you may work in one or more of the following areas: · solid plaster…

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About This Course

If you want a job in construction and you can work with your hands quickly and accurately, this job could be a good choice for you. As a plasterer, you would mix and apply different kinds of plaster to internal walls and ceilings so that they are ready for decorating. You could also cover outside walls with coatings, such as sand and cement render, pebble-dash, stone-effect materials and possibly machine applied finishing. In this job you will need maths skills to work out how much plaster you need for the size of job. You'll also need to be physically fit and able to work as part of a team. As a plasterer, you may work in one or more of the following areas: · solid plastering - applying wet finishes to surfaces and putting protective coverings like pebble-dashing on external walls · fibrous plastering - creating ornamental plasterwork, such as ceiling roses, cornices, and architraves, using a mixture of plaster and short fibres shaped with moulds and casts · dry lining - fixing internal plasterboard or wallboard partitions by fastening them together on a timber or metal frame ready for decorating. You could work on small-scale domestic jobs, repairs and restoration or on big commercial developments such as schools or hospitals. To become a plasterer, you will need to have: · good practical skills · the ability to work quickly and accurately · maths skills for calculating surface areas and volumes of materials · a reasonable level of fitness · the ability to work as part of a team · creative skills for fibrous plastering and other decorative work · an awareness of health and safety issues. Salary range: £8000 - £28,000+ Average hours per week: 40

Additional Notes

Steel toe capped shoes/boots and sturdy clothing to protect your body will be required.

Entry Criteria

You will need to have completed the Level 1 Diploma or have 4 GCSE qualifications graded A*-D and have a positive outlook and dedicated approach to your work.

Progression Details

On successful completion you may, progress on to a Modern Apprenticeship, progress on to a NVQ Level 2, become a Plasterer (employed or self-employed).

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