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Plastering: Plaster Skimmer Level 2 Part-Time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will run every 4 weeks or so throughout the academic year, Please apply and you will be directed to the next start date. The duration of the course is 4 weeks. Attendance is Monday-Friday.

Entry requirements

  • Learners must already have developed skills with the use of plastering tools either through
    previous work or training
  • This course is not suited to those with no plastering experience
  • No GCSE required for entry to this qualification
  • You must be aged 19+

You will achieve

NOCN_Cskills Awards Level 2 Certificate for Plaster Skimmer

Course overview

Do you have some experience with plastering and want to fine tune your skimming skills? If so then this  intensive Level 2 qualification is for you. The qualification will provide you with a range of plaster skimming skills and knowledge. You will also develop an understanding of the health and safety requirements and self-employment.

Course content

You will study the following modules:

  • Introducing Health and Safety in Construction
  • Skills for Plaster Skimming
  • Introduction to Self-Employment in Construction

The qualifications are a combination internally set and internally assessed units and externally set and externally assessed units.

All equipment will be provided

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

Achievement of one of these qualifications confirms the learner has gained the knowledge and
skills required to:
• Progress directly into employment as a plaster skimmer
• Progress into further learning at a higher level

How much does the course cost?

The course price is £1265. Funding is available

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

We have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates.

Part-time courses are only available for learners who are 19 years old and above. You may not have to pay for this course if you are employed but earn below £23,400 a year, or if you are unemployed and receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit. You will need to provide evidence of your eligibility which will be checked at enrolment.

This course is funded by South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) and/or West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA). You must be living in the South or West Yorkshire regions to qualify for funding.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Plastering: Plaster Skimmer Level 2 Part-Time

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