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The Level 2 Wet Trades qualification has been designed to develop and recognize your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in the construction industry as a competent tradesperson. South West College offers Level 2 qualifications for plastering.
You will learn the essential practical skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to gain employment in this field. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules.
Applicants will be required to hold a minimum of a Level 1 qualification, defined as 4 GCSEs at grade D-G. However the following grades must be held in Maths and English
Maths Grade D
English grade E
Applicants who do not meet the enhanced entry criteria will enter an Introductory Phase of the Traineeship. Upon enrollment trainees will undertake initial assessments which will confirm whether they should enter full Traineeship or the Introductory Phase.
Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing, practical assessments, work based evidence and direct observation in the workplace.
This qualification will give you a robust understanding of brickwork, enabling you to enter a work environment or progress onto the Level 3 Brickwork Apprenticeship NI or Level 3 Plastering Apprenticeship NI.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level if you do not have GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development where appropriate.
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