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Construction Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Plastering Level 2

egg-timerFull Time
arrowLevel 2
hat16-18, Adult FT
calendar1 Year
pinLancaster & Morecambe College
Start date: 04/09/2023

This course is suitable for both school leavers and adults who wish to progress in plastering or construction industry as a whole. Learners will be based in our industry standard workshops where they will develop the necessary skills to become a plumber, including both practical and theory work. To study this course, you must show enthusiasm, commitment to study and have a proven interest in construction.

The course is continually assessed in a range of methods including assignments, coursework, portfolio presentation, exams/online tests and practical performance.

Course Overview

You will study the following:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

  • Information, quantities and communication

  • Understanding construction technology

  • Apply render materials to external surfaces

  • Fix dry-lining and plasterboard products to interiors

  • Form sand and cement screeds

  • Coving

  • Apply plaster materials to internal surfaces

  • Self-employment

All LMC students will receive tutorial support and take a programme of Functional Skills including English & Maths.

LMC has guest speakers along with joint events for all students. There is also an excellent opportunity to take part in National Citizen Service (NCS) which gives learners opportunities for bonding and stepping outside of their comfort zones.

Progression Routes

Upon course completion many of our students choose to progress onto a Level 3 course, while some students choose to progress straight into full time work or the Level 2 Plastering Apprenticeship.

There are a variety of exciting roles within the Plastering industry, such as:

  • Supervisor

  • Tiling

  • Dry Lining

  • Business Owner

  • Estimating & Site Management

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in this industry.

Entry Requirements

To study this course you must:

  • Have an enthusiasm for the subject area

  • Show a commitment to study

  • Be able to work independently

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including English & Maths, OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in English & Maths.

All students aged 16 -19 are required to study Functional Skills English & Maths qualifications or GCSE English & Maths if not already awarded a grade C/4 or higher in these subjects.

If you have a grade D/3 at GCSE you will study English &/or Maths GCSE. Students with a grade lower than D/3 will work towards GCSE through the study of English & Maths Functional Skills.

Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.

For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email

Course code: A34974-A1A