Apprenticeship in Construction - Plastering

Summary

This is for you if you are looking for employment that involves physical work in a variety of settings and a range of different career pathways.

What are the entry requirements?

These are dependent on the sector and the criteria of some employers, but they are normally:

Apprentice Level 2: A minimum of four GCSEs at grades A – E, grades 9 - 3 or an equivalent qualification.

Advanced Apprentice Level 3: An Apprenticeship at Level 2 or other equivalent qualification

Higher Level Apprenticeship Level 4: These are available in some subject areas; but in all instances you will need to be already qualified to Level 3.

What subjects will I study?

Advanced Apprentice Level 2
Units studied may include: workplace safety, efficient work practices, moving and handling resources, applying plaster materials to external surfaces, fixing dry lining and plasterboard products to interiors, forming sand and cement screeds, producing plaster components, applying plaster materials in interior surfaces and positioning and securing fibrous plaster components.

Advanced Apprentice Level 3
Units studied may include: Analysing technical information, quantities and communication with others, analysing the construction industry and built environment, applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces, applying render to produce complex external surfaces, health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries and preparing and running in-situ moulds.

How will I learn?

An Apprenticeship framework is made up of practical work based training (with your employer), training to support the theory and knowledge of your vocational area and general skill qualifications in maths, English and IT. You will also learn about employee rights and responsibilities, personal, learning and thinking skills and depending on which area of training you undertake, some of this learning may take place in college.

How will I be assessed?

The Apprenticeship is assessed on practical aptitude, a portfolio of work and external assessment. The technical certificate is assessed in your lessons through assignments set by your tutors. Maths and English are assessed by examination and a portfolio of evidence.

What opportunities will this lead to?

Once the Apprenticeship has finished there is the opportunity to carry on working, maybe get promoted or if appropriate, progress onto advanced level apprenticeships. In some instances you can go on to higher education in a college or university.

How long is the course?

hey usually take anything from one to three years to complete.

Are there any additional costs?

You will need boots, overalls, stationery and drawing equipment.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk
www.furness.ac.uk

Simply submit your enquiry to us & we will email or call you back

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