City & Guilds Diploma Plastering Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
02 September 2020


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Plastering and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language grade D or above

In a nutshell

This course is normally a progression for students completing a Level 1 plastering course.

This course is for you if...

... You want to building on existing plastering skills
... You’ve competed the Level 1 plastering course
... You want practical and trade-specific studies

What will I be doing?

You’ll gain an appreciation for the following:

  • Handling and storing resources
  • Contributing to work relationships and effective communication
  • Knowledge of other trades involvement in the building team
  • The environmental considerations in relation to the building industry
  • A knowledge of health and safety and welfare in the construction industry

The course will also include trade specific studies such as:

  • Application of plastering materials to diverse internal backgrounds
  • Application of plastering materials to diverse external backgrounds
  • Fixing sheet material to walls and ceilings
  • Laying floor screeds
  • Producing fibrous work

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

The course is assessed through practical projects, written and online tests and gives you a qualification in:

What is expected of me?

To enrol on the course, you need to have a Level 1 Diploma in Plastering and either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language Grade D or above.

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation.

What comes next?

Level 3 Plastering (Apprenticeship).

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as your own stationery equipment.

Where can I study City & Guilds Diploma Plastering Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 02 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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