Plastering Qualifications

To become a plasterer you will need to gain a NVQ level 2 in plastering. This qualification is recognized as the industry standard and will allow you to apply for jobs as a plasterer or become a self-employed plasterer.

The city & Guilds 2617 courses will train you up to the required standard to be able to pass the NVQ assessment.

Basic Level of requirements to become a Plasterer:

  • City & Guilds 2617 Basic construction skills plastering
  • Plastering NVQ – level 2

You gain the NVQ level 2 in plastering when you are assess by a city & guilds examiner, who will observe your work and judge if you are up to the required standard. By the time you have completed the Plastering courses you should be more than capable of passing this test.

You do not need any previous experience or qualifications to start on a plastering course; all you need is enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn your chosen trade.