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City & Guilds Technical Certificate in Plastering (Intermediate) - Level 2


This Level 2 Study Programme in Plastering is aimed at those who are looking to work in the construction industry, specifically as a craftsperson in plastering. A plasterer has the skills and knowledge to apply render, floor screeds and other internal plastering materials in accordance with construction plans. They may also install linings and encasement systems, metal furring ceiling systems and metal stud partition walls, therefore they play an important part of any construction team.

This qualification is suitable for those aged 16 or over and you don’t need any previous experience to start this qualification.

Start dates and fees

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20221789A1316FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our fees for adult learners page for more information.

What will I study?

  • Principles of construction
  • Internal plastering and fixing sheet materials
  • Applying external render
  • Floor screed systems
  • Direct bonding, taping and jointing
  • Applying materials to detailed surfaces.

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of a GCSE at grade 3 in English language or maths
  • Or, completed the City & Guilds Diploma in Plastering (Beginner) - Level 1 and a proven ability in English language and maths (ideally GCSEs at grade 3).
  • If you have trade experience, a basic aptitude test will be required.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information -

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

As an entry requirement on some of our courses, you will need a GCSE in both English and maths with at least a grade 4/C (please see entry requirements above).

If this isn’t displayed under the entry requirements and you don’t currently have a GCSE in both English and maths at grade 4/C or above before joining us, you will then study English and maths as part of your programme with the aim of achieving a qualification with at least a grade 4/C. This is to help improve your chances of employment once you leave us.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out in both the classroom (theory based units) via written assessments/presentations and the workshop (practical based units) via synoptic assessments of practical work using suitable industry standard tools and materials.


How do I apply?

Apply online

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