Plastering Diploma

Plastering Diploma

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: BUKAA052CCF0
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

This essential, industry level qualification is the best course to enrol on for those who want to take up Plastering in a professional capacity, either working for a firm or for themselves. You will be taught by industry professionals about application, techniques, preparation and building methods etc.

What will I study?

During the course you will learn the following:

- Health & Safety,
- Building methods & construction technology,
- Types of communication, costing & quoting, drawing techniques, understanding teamwork on site,
- Applying backing plasters; skim finish,
- Rendering,
- Plasterboard fixing techniques to walls & ceilings (including dry lining)
- Floor screening,
- Intermediate fibrous plastering (running & fixing cornice, dado & mouldings),
- Preparation for the Workplace.

How will this course be delivered?

Three quarters of this course involves practical assignments in the Plastering workshop and the rest is in the classroom.

The Plastering facilities consist of dedicated, industry standard training workshops and classrooms.

What qualifications will I get?

Diploma in Plastering (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

To pass this course you will have to successfully complete all practical and theory assessments and pass an on line end test. All assessments are carried out by qualified assessors to the required qualification standard.

How do I get a place on the course?

Apply online and, If successful, places are offered after interview and an assessment of your Maths & English.

What are the entry requirements?

City & Guilds Level 1 Basic Construction Skills (or equivalent BTEC qualification) and Maths, English & IT studies at Entry 3 or above.

What else do I need to know?

Specifically for the workshop, you will be required to provide safety boots and overalls. To access the facilities inside the college, you will need a set of clean clothes and footwear to change in to.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

If you successfully pass this course you can apply to progress on to the L2 Diploma in Plastering.

Learners who have a high standard of attendance and have demonstrated a positive attitude can be recommended for any available apprenticeships.


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds