City & Guilds Diploma in Plastering Level 1

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

You’ll have a basic introduction to practical and job-related knowledge for a career as a plasterer.

This course is for you if...

... You want to learn the fundamental plastering techniques
... You want the skills to start working in the trade
... You want a recognised qualification

What will I be doing?

Subjects covered typically include:

  • Handling and storing resources
  • Contributing to work relationships
  • Contributing to providing working platforms
  • Clearing and protecting the work area
  • Working safely

The course will also include trade specific studies such as:

  • Preparing surfaces and plastering materials
  • Application of plastering materials to internal backgrounds
  • How to produce components from moulds

The course is delivered through both practical sessions, in excellent workshop facilities, and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions.

The course is assessed through practical projects, written and online tests, and, once complete, you’ll gain:

What is expected of me?

To enter, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade G or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there’s an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Level 2 Diploma Plastering as an Apprenticeship, or employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma in Plastering Level 1?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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