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Level: 3

Location: Hudson Building

Years: 1

Interview: Y

Course Summary

The Advanced Apprenticeship in Plastering covers:

  • assisting with the organisation of resources
  • contributing to the progress of operations
  • establishing the occupational area
  • producing complex and defined plastering details

Entry requirements

You should have completed an Intermediate Apprenticeship framework in Plastering at Level 2 within your trade area and achieved your Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Course Content

You will study:

  • City & Guilds Diploma in Plastering (Level 3)
  • NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Level 3)
  • Functional Skills Maths and English at Level 2

Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme of study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through observation of practical work and additional on-site assessments are required to complete the NVQ Level 3.  You may be required to undertake real trade projects on which you will also be assessed. 

Maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you on site and discuss your progress with you and your employer.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will need to supply your own safety footwear and any other personal protective equipment you may need. The College will supply tools and any other equipment needed but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer.

What can I do after this course?

You can progress to Professional Construction qualifications as a full-time, part-time or apprentice learner or you can continue to advance your career within the industry.

 

 

This course is run at the Hudson Building

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Keiran Dixon

Keiran Dixon

Apprenticeship opens doors for Kieran as he masters trades

Kieran Dixon jumped at the chance to learn a range of trades when he landed a maintenance apprenticeship through Derby College.

Seventeen-year-old Kieran was one of two teenagers chosen after Ilkeston-based Belfield Furnishings gave a presentation to students at the college’s campus in the town.

Now he was switched from his Level 2 Diploma in Plastering to work towards a Level 2 Diploma in Maintenance.

Kieran praised the college’s teaching staff, saying they make the course fun and show you “what it’s like in the real world.”

He studies one day a week in college and works with Belfield on the other four.

Richard Newby, HSE and maintenance manager at Belfield, said he received a number of good applications and he was able to take on two candidates.

He said: “The two lads only started earlier this month, but we’re pleased with their application and work. Our aim is to invest time and training so our apprentices gain the skills they need to be part of the team for the long haul.”

I was attracted by the fact that the job and the course together give you the chance to learn all the different trades. Hopefully I can get qualified and go onto Level 3 Maintenance. The apprenticeship opens more doors, you can learn to drive for
instance.
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