Course Code: CL1FE136 Plastering - Level 1 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 20 Jan 2023 Kincraig Construction Centre 10 Weeks Apply now 24 Feb 2023 Kincraig Construction Centre 10 Weeks Apply now 07 Oct 2023 Kincraig Construction Centre 10 Weeks Apply now 20 Jan 2024 Kincraig Construction Centre 10 Weeks Apply now 24 Feb 2024 Kincraig Construction Centre 10 Weeks Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary This Level 1 plastering programme introduces students to all the key techniques required in this in-demand trade. You will be taught the full process of many different plastering applications which will allow you to either progress to a higher level or complete plastering tasks both domestically and within industry. There is flexibility in how the course is taught allowing tutors to adapt projects to suit the skills sets of individual students from those with little or no experience to ones who already have a grasp of the basics. You will learn: Different techniques for internal and external applications How to apply dot/dab - direct wall bond Modern and traditional plastering applications such as K-Rend/Weber How to apply internal finishes such as overskim, application to plasterboards and solid backgrounds. Entry Requirements This is an entry level course so there are no specific requirements for the programme. You will need basic English and maths and a knowledge of some simple computing to be able to complete the course successfully. If you are struggling in any of these areas, we can help you acquire these skills and support you to gain qualifications which will help to increase your employability going forwarde. Qualification Obtained Level 1 Certificate in Plastering Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Construction skills (Plastering) Learning and Teaching Methods Industry Placement and Field Trips There are no industry placements or field trips attached to the course. This course is very practical in nature and, whilst some time will be spent explaining materials and techniques, students can anticipate spending most of their time in the workshop watching plastering demonstrations before attempting the various applications themselves. Industry expert tutors will be on hand to offer advice and provide valuable feedback to help students improve their skills. Tuition Fees For most students, the course is fully funded. You can check if you are eligible by visiting our adult finance page where you will also find details of other financial help you may be able to access. Additional Costs and Equipment Needed You will need to bring footwear suitable for a construction environment Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: City and Guilds Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression This course is the first step to developing a career as a plasterer. On completion, you will have sufficient skills to assist a more experienced tradesperson in domestic and commercial settings or to progress onto one of our Level 2 construction courses. You may decide to continue with your plastering pathway or consider gaining complementary skills in other construction trades to broaden your employment options within the construction industry.