NVQ – Level 2 – Plastering

Venue: To suit Candidate

Overview

National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ’s) are developed and approved by people who work in the industry and are designed to measure a worker’s practical skills and job knowledge by assessing their work on-site. This makes them ideal for both workers and employers alike – helping experienced workers prove their skills, and giving employers the reassurance they need that workers can do the job.


Outline programme

The qualification will require candidates to cover all the following mandatory units, plus the required units from the optional route of their choice:

Mandatory Units:

  • Conform to General Workplace Safety
    • Awareness of relevant statutory requirements and guidelines
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and warning/safety signs
    • Personal behaviour in the workplace
    • Security in the workplace
  • Conform to Efficient Work Practices
    • Interpreting Information
    • Planning and carry out productive, efficient working practices
    • Working with others or as an individual
  • Move and Handle Resources
    • Follow Instructions
    • Adopting safe and healthy working practices
    • Selecting materials, components and equipment
    • Handling, moving and storage of materials and components by manual procedures and lifting aids

 


Optional Routes:


Solid Plastering – Basic Option Route

Mandatory Unit:

  • Apply Finishing Plaster to Background Surfaces

 

Plus any one of the following units:

  • Produce Internal Solid Plastering Finishes
  • Produce External Solid Render Finishes
  • Install Direct Bond Dry Linings
  • Lay Sand and cement Screeds
  • Apply Projection Plaster and Maintain Equipment
  • Install Mechanically Fixed Plasterboard

 


Solid Plastering – Full Option Route

Mandatory Units:

  • Produce Internal Solid Plastering Finishes
  • Produce External Solid Render Finishes

 

Plus any TWO of the following optional units:

  • Apply Finishing Plaster to Background Surfaces
  • Install Direct Bond Dry Linings
  • Lay Sand and cement Screeds
  • Apply Projection Plaster and Maintain Equipment
  • Install Mechanically Fixed Plasterboard

 


Fibrous Plastering – Basic Option 

Mandatory Units:

  • Position and Secure Fibrous Plaster Components
  • Repair Fibrous Plaster Components

 


Fibrous Plastering – Full Option Route 

Mandatory Units:

  • Position and Secure Fibrous Plaster Components
  • Repair Fibrous Plaster Components
  • Produce Fibrous Plaster Components