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?

This advanced plastering qualification is for individuals who work or want to work as a Site Plasterer in the construction sector. City & Guilds at this level is aimed at those who wish to learn advanced skills in site plastering. The qualification has been devised to provide learners with a fantastic understanding of all aspects of plastering; a very in depth course to have you industry ready and competent across a range of skills.

This training course enables you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Plastering.

The training and qualification covers running in-situ moulds, applying plastering materials to detailed interiors, applying plastering materials to detailed exteriors, producing reverse moulds for detailed fibrous plaster and cement casting and producing and fixing detailed fibrous plaster and cement casts.

You will learn a variety of Plastering skills. The full qualification consists of the following units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Running in-situ moulds
  • Applying plastering materials to detailed interiors
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
  • Applying plastering materials to detailed exteriors
Entry Requirements

This is an Advanced / Level 3 where you will require an Intermediate / Level 2 in Plastering You must also have a real desire and enthusiasm to learn a trade within the construction industry. English & Maths GCSE would be an advantage.

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 could lead to attending a Construction Supervisor course or a HND in Built Environment & Construction.

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.