On this course you will learn to work with a variety of materials to provide surface finishes to walls and ceilings and how to prepare surfaces and apply finishes to the correct specification. You will also learn skills and techniques used to replace and repair decorative mouldings and cornices in both new and old buildings. It helps to have some basic mathematical ability as you will have to calculate areas of wall and corresponding volumes of material.
Depends on entry level and experience, the tutor will advise you after consultation. See admissions criteria for further details.
Fixing plasterboard, metal lath and pre-formed coving to timber backgrounds
Fixing dry lining boards to solid and stud walls
Plastering internal solid and stud walls using different materials
Plastering external walls using a variety of materials and beads
Preparation and laying of floor screeds to levels and falls
Preparation and repair of damaged surfaces
Construction of cornice moulds and running cornices in situ
Health and Safety
Essential Skills in Communication, Application of Number and Information Technology. Applicants who have achieved GCSE English, Mathematics or IT at grades A-C, will be exempt from the equivalent essential skill.
1-4 years depending on how many levels you want to progress through
You may progress through the levels and then to higher education, alternatively you may go straight into employment or become self employed.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply now using our online application form!
028 3839 7850 or 0300 123 1223
IMPORTANT COURSE & DELIVERY STATEMENT
In light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, Southern Regional College may have to amend the delivery methods for a number of courses for the new academic year, or should the need arise effect a temporary College closure. This may also lead to restrictions when accessing student services. Please be assured that the safety of our students is paramount and as such we will be implementing a range of measures in line with government advice and protocols. We will make all appropriate and reasonable adjustments to maintain the ongoing quality of teaching and learning and our support services.
In accordance with the Consumer Rights Act 2015, you will be notified of any such changes, the reasons for the changes and any options available to you to avoid such changes having an adverse impact on your future career. All higher education students and applicants should refer to the Consumer Protection page.
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