Building & Construction
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

The London Construction sector is booming - Want to become a high level Plasterer?

Train to become a top plasterer by applying for our plastering course. You will be taught within our award-winning plastering department.

As a trained plasterer you could work on housing sites, city developments, domestic extensions and conservatories, new work, conversions or repairs. You might want the security of site work or possibly branch out on your own, become self employed and start your own business.

Plastering also has the additional advantage that much of the work is indoors and therefore little time is lost due to bad weather.

On the Diploma course, along with developing your practical skills you will learn a variety of subjects including:

  • the various materials and their uses including fibrous work
  • technical drawing
  • calculating materials
  • estimating
  • communications in construction
Entry Requirements

Plastering, Bricklaying, construction, Built Environment, industry, Health, safety, Repair and maintain, brickwork, fireplaces, chimneys, materials, exteriors, practical assessments

Assessment Method

You will need to meet the course criteria with both practical and basic knowledge requirements. There are continuous practical assessments and a number of unit assessments.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of this course will lead to an Intermediate course / Level 2 in Plastering.

Study Methods

This is a practical based course with most of the time spent learning your skills within the workshop along with elements in the classroom.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.