Plastering (6708)

Last Updated: 05 Sep 2014 Diplomas in Plastering provide a learner the opportunity to progress from beginner to advanced level plastering. It provides recognition of the knowledge and skills needed to work in this area of the construction field. Our qualifications are aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in plastering, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman. Available in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • International

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Level 1

It allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Plastering.

You will learn how to:
  • Prepare background surfaces and mix plastering materials
  • Applying scratch coats to internal backgrounds
  • Fixing sheet materials
  • Applying floating coats to wall
  • Applying setting coats to wall

Level 1 Diploma in Plastering(6708-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Level 1 Diploma in Plastering

  • Accreditation No: 600/7937/X Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 42 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 407 - 407 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2017 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2

Level 2 is ideal if you have some working knowledge of plastering - probably from taking a lower level of qualification, or working under supervision in the industry. You want recognition for your skills, giving you the chance to take on more responsibility. This qualification will enable that, particularly if taken as part of an Apprenticeship.

Depending on the pathway you choose - 'solid' or 'fibrous' - you will learn how to:
  • Apply plastering materials to interiors
  • Fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
  • Lay sand and cement screeds
  • Apply plastering materials to external backgrounds
  • Produce reverse moulds for fibrous work
  • Cast and fix fibrous plasterwork
Our Extended Diplomas are intended for use as part of apprenticeships for learners just starting out in construction trades, typically aged 16. Centres are advised to use both the Level 1 and Level 2 handbooks, which contain all the units for the extended diplomas.

Level 2 Diploma in Plastering(6708-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

  • Accreditation No: 600/8051/6 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 53 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 521 - 525 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Plastering(6708-50)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Plastering

  • Accreditation No: 600/9233/6 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 88 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 858 - 862 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2018 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This qualification will be live on our systems from the first week of October 2013.

Level 3 is ideal if you've worked in the construction industry and have plenty of experience. Your work might involve supervising others or managing resources. You want to develop your skills further and move into a senior role or a position with more responsibility. You will learn and practice more specialist techniques, allowing you to practice at a higher level in the trade.

L3 Diploma in Plastering(6708-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016 Supportive services: SmartScreen

L3 Diploma in Plastering

  • Accreditation No: 601/1001/6 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 51 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 473 - 477 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

L3 Diploma in Plastering (QCF)(6708-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

L3 Diploma in Plastering (QCF)

  • Accreditation No: 601/1001/6 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 51 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 473 - 477 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

L3 Diploma in Plastering (QCF)(6708-93)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jul 2016

L3 Diploma in Plastering

  • Accreditation No: 601/1001/6 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: QCF Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 51 Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 473 - 477 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/07/2019 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

Smart Screen

SMARTSCREEN IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS QUALIFICATION

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