NVQ Level 2 Plastering

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At a glance:


£600+vat (25% discounted) – Flexible payment options available


4-6 months (Time taken, on average for experienced workers)

The Process:

Evidence is gathered by means of; videos, photographs, On-site assessments, observations, written questions, workplace documents, professional discussions, witness testimonies.  
Your assessor will support you throughout the process. Evidence is uploaded and assessed via an E Portfolio whereby you can track your progress throughout.

The Result:

On completion of the NVQ, you will be able to apply for a blue 'skilled worker' cscs card. The CSCS will ask for proof of your NVQ certificate along with proof of a HS&E operatives test pass within the last 2 years.

NVQ Diploma In Plastering Construction

This NVQ Level 2 Plastering qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction industry who want to specialise in plastering. To gain a Plastering NVQ qualification, you need to have 5 years' worth of experience and have an appropriate amount of knowledge on the NVQ units mentioned below.

Who is the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plastering qualification for?

The NVQ Level 2 in Plastering qualification is designed for learners who have a plastering role in the construction sector. The qualification allows learners to demonstrate their competence in order to apply for the blue CSCS card.

What will you learn in the Plastering NVQ Course?

You will learn many skills in this plastering course related to the outlined units, including laying sand and cement, installing direct bond dry lining, applying projection plaster skills, and installing mechanically fixed plasterboard. Once you have learned these skills you will become a skilled worker in plastering and are able to apply for your CSCS card.

Plastering NVQ Price:

£600 +vat (25% discounted)

Flexible Payment Options:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Plastering NVQ Entry Requirements:

The Plastering NVQ qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be aged 16+ and be working in a role that will allow them to demonstrate their competence against the units below.

NVQ Level 2 Plastering Course- Course Content and Delivery:

The learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to the learners needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials.

Plastering NVQ Course Content - Mandatory Units for all Pathways:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Candidates must complete ALL of the Mandatory units and one optional unit within their chosen pathway: 

Pathway 1: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Solid) 

Pathway 2: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Fibrous) 

Pathway 3: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Solid) 

Pathway 4: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Fibrous) 

Other Level 2 Qualifications we offer:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Drylining)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Carpentry)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations

Level 2 Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying)

We are continuously adding more Level 2 qualifications to our portfolio.  If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.

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