Course Information

Level 1 Plastering

Cskills Awards

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
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This Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Plastering qualification has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for progression to further training at Level 2. It is also designed to allow you an as employee to demonstrate your competence in an employment role within the sector.

Additional Information

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development.

Course Content

You will learn the basic practical and knowledge skills necessary to gain employment and progress on to Level 2. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules covering: Health and safety in the workplace, Technical information, quantities and communication, Knowledge of construction technology, Prepare background surfaces and plaster materials. Apply plaster materials to internal backgrounds, Produce components from moulds, Form sand and cement screeds.

Assessment Method

Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing and practical assessments. Practical assessments will be assessed on work based evidence and direct observation in the workplace.

Progression Opportunities

This level 1 qualification will give you an introduction to Plastering. This means you will learn the hand skills and knowledge required for you to progress onto the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. The minimum age requirement for this qualification is 16 plus.