APPRENTICESHIP PLASTERING

APP

Course Code DP2PLA
Level 2
Location Greenbank
Day and Time Subject to Timetable
Weeks 36
Course Fee N/A
Concession Fee N/A
Exam & Reg Fee N/A
Other Fee N/A
How to Apply

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Course Description
APP

DURATION: 1-4 years depending on how many levels you want to progress through

OVERVIEW

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.

 

Modules include:

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.

REQUIREMENTS

Depends on entry level and experience, the tutor will advise you after consultation. See admissions criteria for further details.

PROGRESSION

You may progress through the levels and then to higher education, alternatively you may go straight into employment or become self employed.

CONTACT

Colin McCaughey

mccaugheyc@src.ac.uk

Email mail_coen@src.ac.uk or telephone 028 3839 7850 or 0300 123 1223

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