Plasterer Apprenticeship Standard | Walsall College

Plasterer Apprenticeship Standard

The construction industry has had for many years a traditional apprenticeship programme covering specialist occupations.

Who is this course suitable for?

Solid plasterer

Working on a construction site or domestic and commercial premises applying wet finishes to walls, ceilings and floors to given specifications.

Fibrous plasterer

Working on a construction site or domestic and commercial premises to install fibrous plaster elements.

This framework will help to attract, retain and develop talent into a range of specialist occupations in Construction Specialist and provide progression to supervisory and management level in order to provide the industry with a well-trained productive workforce.

How do you become an apprentice?

You might already be employed but if not, we can help you find a suitable vacancy. View the Apprenticeships we currently have available here:

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The selection process will include a basic Initial Assessment and an in depth interview during which your suitability, commitment and interest for the programme will be determined.
To be accepted onto the programme you must have GCSE grades E or above in Maths and English. Grade C or above are desirable. If you have attained these grades it may give you an exemption from the functional skills components of the framework however if you do not have the required grades, additional support will be provided to bring you up to the required level dependant on your initial assessment results.
The suitability of your employer will also be determined before you are accepted onto the programme.
Your employer will need to demonstrate that they have the necessary Health and Safety arrangements in place to satisfy legislative requirements, and that they are able to provide you with the full range of work to successfully complete the Apprenticeship framework.
If you do not have an offer of employment we may be able to assist you, however this cannot be guaranteed as demand for Apprenticeship places are high.

Plastering has a wide range of opportunities that apprentices can be involved with in a structured career path, such as new builds and refurbishments.
This apprenticeship will enable progression to:
• Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Construction Specialist: Plastering

Basic Information

Course Code B81A25197P
Location Various Locations, not at Walsall College sites.
Level Level 2
Type Int Apprenticeship
Start Date Various

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