Diploma in Plastering // Level 2

The course for you if ...

You have the basic skills in plastering, but would like to further your knowledge and employment prospects.

This Level 2 Diploma in Plastering has been designed around the needs of local employers and contains a mix of both practical and theory-based learning. It helps you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and career progression in plastering.

You will study units including:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Applying plastering materials to interiors
  • Fix dry lining and plasterboards to interiors
  • Laying sand and cement screeds
  • Applying plastering materials to external backgrounds
  • Produce reverse moulds for fibrous work
  • Casting and fixing fibrous plasterwork.

Entry requirements

You should have a Level 1 Diploma in Plastering; or BTEC First Diploma; or equivalent in Plastering, with evidence. 

You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.


You will be assessed over a series of core modules job knowledge and practical assessments.

Progression & Careers

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level of study at TMC,or to an apprenticeship or employment in the plastering sector.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus