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Preparing walls and ceilings for decoration and finishing.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £10,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer, may also require a CSCS card

What apprentices will learn
  • plastering requirements in accordance with Building Regulations
  • appropriate use of power and hand tools
  • selecting appropriate plastering materials
  • one and two coat plastering systems
  • disposal of waste appropriately according to the appropriate code of practice
  • health and safety at work

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must achieve an English and maths qualification:

  • at level 1 (GCSE grades 3 to 2 or D to E)
  • and study towards and take the assessments for level 2 qualifications (GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
QFI 07710 427643
City and Guilds 0207 294 3201
NOCN 0300 9999 1177
North West Skills Academy Ltd (NWSA)
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.