Plastering (SCQF) (6808)

Last Updated: 01 Jun 2015

This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in the area of painting and decorating.

Our qualifications are aimed at people wishing to learn some skills in painting and decorating, to progress on to becoming skilled in their chosen trade, or to progress through an apprenticeship and work towards becoming a master craftsman.

We have produced sample tests to enable tutors and learners to experience the look and feel of e-volve prior to sitting the test, and also experience the type and style of question that will be asked in the test.

You can access the sample tests by clicking on the links below.

The sample tests cover the following units:

Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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SCQF 4

A level 4 qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Painting and Decorating.

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 4 (6808-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 4

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 42 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 420 - 420 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 5

Level 5 is ideal if you have some knowledge and basic skills in Painting and Decorating - probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want recognition for your skills, giving you the chance to take on more responsibility.

It covers the following skills:

  • Erecting and Dismantling Access Equipment and Working Platforms
  • Preparing Surfaces for Decoration
  • Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller
  • Applying Foundation and Plain Papers
  • Producing Specialist Decorative Finishes
  • Applying and Creating Colour

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 4 and Level 5 handbooks, which contain all the units for the extended diplomas.

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 5 (6808-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 53 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 530 - 530 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Extended Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 5 (6808-50)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Extended Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 88 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 880 - 880 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 6

Level 6 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.

It covers the following skills: 

  • Erecting and Dismantling Access Equipment and Working Platforms
  • Applying Hangings  to Walls and Ceilings
  • Producing specialist finishes for painted decorative work
  • Producing specialist architectural finishes for decorative work
  • Applying Water-Borne Paint Systems Using airless equipment 
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 6 (6808-33)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Diploma in Plastering at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 51 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 510 - 510 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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