Plastering CITB Diploma Level 2

If you want to learn or improve plastering techniques, this course is for you.

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Attendance

Full-time

Level

2

Duration

1 Year

When

September 2019 start

Overview

If you want to learn or improve plastering techniques, this course is for you.

The structure of the course combines practical workshops and valuable theory which provides the underpinning knowledge required to increase your quality of work and performance.

You will study the following 9 mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to carry out safe working practices in construction to:
      - Sourcing relevant safety information and using the relevant safety procedures at work.
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained to interpret information, determine quantities and communicate with other in relation to:
      - interpreting information including drawings.
      - estimating quantities of resources from drawings and specifications.
      - communicating effectively to all levels of the construction team.
  • Understanding construction technology
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge of building methods and construction technology in relation to understanding the principle of:
      - foundation construction.
      - floor construction.
      - wall construction.
      - roof construction.
      - supply of utilities and services.
      - sustainability within construction.
  • Apply render materials to external surfaces
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to:
      - identify and select materials and equipment.
      - prepare materials for applying render to external surfaces.
      - apply render to external surfaces.
  • Fix dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skill to be deemed trained to lining and plasterboard products to interiors in relation to:
      - identify and select materials and components.
      - prepare materials for installing dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors.
      - fix and finish dry lining and plasterboard components to interiors.
  • Form sand and cement screeds
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge to be deemed trained:
      - interpret information and select the required resources.
      - prepare materials and lay sand and cement screeds to levels and falls.
  • Produce fibrous plaster components
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skill to be deemed trained to produce plaster components in relation to:
      - interpreting information and selecting the required resources.
      - forming reverse mouldings and producing fibrous plaster components.
  • Apply plaster materials to internal surfaces
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skill to be deemed trained to:
      - select and prepare materials for applying one and two coat plaster to internal backgrounds.
      - apply plaster materials to internal surfaces.
      - forming external angles in plaster with and without the use of.
  • Position and secure fibrous plaster components
    • The aim of this unit is to provide you with the knowledge and skill to be deemed trained to:
      - interpret information and select the required resources.
      - install and secure plaster components.

Entry Requirements

  • A level 1 Plastering qualification, or
  • A minimum of GCSE English and Maths (one at grade 4 above and one at grade 3 or above) or equivalent.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed throughout the course, including practical synopsis assessment and a global online assessment (GOLA) test towards the end of the course.

Progression

You can go on to study the level 3 diploma in plastering

You can apply for an apprenticeship  on completion of this course, if you have a suitable job.

Fees & Funding

As a full time student, under the age of 19, you will not usually need to pay any course or examination fees.

You may need to pay some costs for this course, including overalls and work boots. Help may be available for students in financial difficulties. For more information, contact student support services, tel: 0500 162100.

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