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Diploma - CSkills
Plastering is an art. Ask anyone who has tried to do it for themselves and failed. It takes skill and lots and lots of practice to create a smooth, even finish that will protect and enhance walls. This study programme will teach you about basic plastering techniques, the various materials used and allow you to practice your skills in a simulated working environment.
On successful completion you may progress to:
You could also look for entry level employment as a trainee plasterer or site labourer.
The main subjects covered are:
Your individualised study programme will be made up of the following four areas:
You will need to have successfully completed the Basic Construction Skills Certificate.
You will be assessed under simulated working conditions in the construction workshops, classrooms and College construction site. There will also be an externally set exam at the end of the course.
Certain "part-time" courses may become "full-time" (if additional courses are taken), and "full-time" courses may become "part-time" to suit your requirements.
Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2015/16 (August 2015 - July 2016). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2016/17.
If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)
In order to support you in your future career, all 16-18 year old students in both schools and colleges who do not have an A*-C grade in their English or maths GCSE will study towards a GCSE as part of their main study programme. If you achieve grade E or below you will study towards a Functional Skills English and/or maths qualification.
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