NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plastering

Overview
The NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plastering enables learners showcase their skills, knowledge and understanding of the work, plastering, in the construction industry. This NVQ qualification will help you develop understanding and skills in such areas like applying and finishing plaster and making and fixing fibrous plaster components. This qualification basically splits into three areas: solid plastering, fibrous plastering and heritage plastering (a combination of solid and fibrous).

Duration of NVQ
Every learner will be assigned an assessor who will support in gathering portfolio of evidence for nothing more than a year. This duration can be considerably lessened if the learner is very committed to the cause of the qualification.

What You’ll Learn
This NVQ qualification aims to help the learner develop the required knowledge and skill of safe working practices and managing store resources. Specifically, you, the learner, will specialise in areas such as laying sand and cement, applying plaster and installing mechanical plaster boards.

What You’ll Need
Items you will need for this NVQ qualification will include a safety equipment particularly protective footwear. You may also need study materials to document important information during the assessment.

Assessment
This NVQ qualification is assessed by gathering a portfolio of evidence which proves the learner’s competence in the workplace. This portfolio could be gathered through observation or documentary evidence. The assessor works hand in hand with you, the learner, to help you meet the standards mandated by the qualification.

Your assessor measures your competence as you undertake normal work activities and makes conclusions as to whether you are in line with the industry’s standard.
The assessment process ensures that all learners conclude their tasks in the workplace and can demonstrate their ability to handle specific jobs within a given timeframe.

Qualifications
You’ll need to provide a portfolio which has 25 pictures with the activity, 3 videos and some site documents, ramps, site inductions, toolbox talks.

Employment Opportunities
This Level 2 NVQ Diploma is guaranteed to expand your understanding of plastering. And after bagging this qualification, you could gain employment as a Plasterer. You could work for a contractor in the commercial sector or better yet start your own plastering business.

Additional Career Prospects
By achieving this qualification in Plastering, you are entitled to a higher level apprenticeship program. This would include a Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering and/or a Level 3 Intermediate/ Advanced Apprenticeship in Construction Specialist- Plastering.

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