Craven College

Plastering Level 3 Diploma

Craven College
In Skipton

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Skipton
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Skipton
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Externally set practical assessments testing  your skills development for each unit Continuous assessment throughout the course with practical synoptic tests and online multiple choice theory tests Career Progression Plasterer, Specialist in a variety of plastering techniques including fibrous work.

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Where and when



Skipton (North Yorkshire)
Gargrave Road, BD23 1UX


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· Requirements

Entry Requirements:
  • Interview
  • Plastering Level 2 Diploma 
  • plus 
  • GCSE A*-C in English or Maths

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What you'll learn on the course

Skills and Training
Construction Training
IT Development

Course programme

What stands out about this course?
  • Well-equipped workshops designed to provide you with a learning environment which simulates the work place
  • Highly qualified tutors with a wealth of industrial experience
  • All tools, equipment and materials are provided
  • You will complete 60 hours of work experience which will be related to your chosen trade
  • Opportunity to spend two weeks on additional training on a “Live” heritage site in Romania
What will I study?
  • The skills and knowledge of plastering preparing you to work in the industry of your chosen craft
  • Practical Skills development in the form of external projects for you to take your new found skills into the community for use on a variety of worthwhile projects
  • Use of sustainable materials in modern construction and how energy can be saved in the production of building materials
  • Essential Skills for Progression in English and Maths to support your basic education and career development

Units may include:

  • Apply Different External Finishes inc. Pebble Dashing, Tyrolean Work, K Rend & Ashlar
  • Apply Solid Plaster to Curved Surfaces
  • Arches & Circular Work
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) Programs
  • Construction Industry Regulations
  • Fibrous Plaster Work inc. Moulds In-Situ & Casting Curves
  • How Buildings are Constructed
  • How Energy can be Saved in Production of Building Materials
  • Supervisory/Management Skills
  • Planning & Programming Work Activities
  • Read, Interpret & Price Work from Drawings
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Sustainability in Construction
  • Technical Drawing & Producing Drawings by Hand
  • Theory of Plastering
How is the course taught?
  • Through classroom and practical work (60-40 split)
Equipment and resources used
  • Fully equipped workshops designed to provide you with a learning environment which simulates the work place
  • Latest tools and equipment
  • Construction material testing lab
  • Heritage skills workshops
  • Dedicated plastering virtual learning environment (VLE )

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