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Plastering Level 3



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Weekly hours:

15 hours per week



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What does this course involve?

Broadstairs Campus

You’ll learn how to apply wet finishes to surfaces and the skills needed to put protective coverings like pebble-dashing on external walls.You will also learn about screeding and fixing fibrous components.

You can look forward to the chance to take part in skills competitions at local and national level.

Folkestone Campus

You will learn how to apply plaster materials to curved walls, run curved cornice and how to do complex rendering eg. pebbledash and tyrolean.

You will also develop knowledge of work with quantities and communicating with others and building methods and construction technology.

Your Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.


What qualifications do I need?

4 Cs or 4s and a relevant full level 2.


You will learn through practical sessions in our workshops and assessment will be through, practical demonstrations, written work and online tests.

Fees & Costs

Additional expenses to consider include £45 approx. to cover a hard hat, safety boots and hi-vis vest.

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. If you are aged 24 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Folkestone Campus – 01303 858300 (or email

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.


On successful completion you could progress on to our Level 3 Study Programme or seek employment within the industry

Courses Levels: 
Level 3

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