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York College

Entry Requirements

You should be interested in the Plastering industry and/or developing some home DIY skills, then this is the starting point.

  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Outstanding commitment & enthusiasm
  • Interest in learning a new skill

Dates and Times

Day: Tue & Wed

Time: 18.00-21.00


Start date: 19 Sep 2017

End date: 29 Nov 2017


Start date: 05 Dec 2017

End date: 28 Feb 2018


Start date: 06 Mar 2018

End date: 23 May 2018


Course Content

A combination of the following;

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health and safety in construction
  • Introduction to preparing background surfaces and applying render coats
  • Introduction to preparing background surfaces and applying finishing coats
  • Introduction to mixing materials and applying floating coats
  • Introduction to producing components from moulds

Exams and Assessments

Practical and Theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements.

How You Can Progress

On successful completion of this course students can progress onto a Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills – Plastering.


The cost of this course is £360.

Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

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