Skills and Training Courses

Level 3 NVQ in Plastering - Leeds College Of Building

Course Description:

The learner must be working in a plastering role and has prior knowledge and skills in order to register for this course.  Learners are also expected to have achieved a Level 2 standard or an NVQ Level 2 in Plastering previously.  For the NVQ Level 3, learners will be required to collect evidence in the workplace and produce work that meets the course criteria listed below:

  • Apply external render to complex surfaces including, scraped, textured, dash, ashlar joint, and simulated stone.
  • Apply solid plaster to complex surfaces including, internal and external corners other than 90 degrees, round or arched windows, round or square columns, attached piers, beams, inclined ceilings and walls, inclined walls, and ceilings.

Please note that without access to named specialist work as mentioned above, course criteria cannot be achieved.  The course is best suited for those who want to achieve a Level 3 qualification to facilitate their progression in the construction industry. The course is mainly evidence based which is gained on site, alongside assessor observations. Training on systems will be given.  However, access to and the ability to use IT is essential.

The course is fully funded for eligible individuals who are aged 19-23 years, UK residents who have lived in the country for the past 3 years, or those who have the right to work and study in the UK. Learners over 24 years of age, can also be funded via the Adult Education Budget subject to meeting eligibility rules.

Learning Methods:

The course is expected to start week commencing 27th September 2021 – exact dates will be agreed at sign up stage. Delivery will mostly be in-class and online, however, the in-class teaching would be dependent on COVID-19 control measures.

Learners will participate in training on use of systems, uploading and cross -referencing evidence and will have a minimum 3 onsite visits in the workplace.

Provider and location: Leeds College of Building, South Bank Campus, Cudbear Street Crown Point Road, Leeds, LS10 1EF

Date and Duration: W/C 27th September 2021 (Exact date to be confirmed) 10 months Course

Skills/qualifications the course will provide: Level 3 NVQ in Plastering

Required qualification and educational requirements for attendance: Level 2 NVQ in Plastering

WIFI required: No



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