Have you ever considered training to become a plasterer? If so, you have good reasons for that. Like the other key trades, plastering offers a high level of job security, these skills having been in demand pretty much since the year dot.
Getting into plastering also offers interesting opportunities for progression, including into supervisory and site management roles – and as a more experienced plasterer, you could eventually be earning as much as £30,000 a year.
It’s one thing to choose to become a plasterer, however, and it’s an entirely different thing to choose the right route to taking on this trade. Sure enough, here at YTA, we offer both five-day and 10-day Level 1 plastering courses that could give you the best possible platform for success in this profession.
How do our five-day and 10-day Level 1 plastering courses differ?
Both of these intensive courses are a popular choice among not only complete beginners who might be looking to switch into plastering from a different career, but also existing tradespersons interested in expanding their skill-set, and even DIY enthusiasts.
The key difference between the five-day and 10-day courses, however – besides the former obviously not covering as much ground as the latter – is the fact that the former leads to a unit accreditation certificate, while the latter allows you to achieve a full qualification.
That qualification in question is the NOCN Cskills Level 1 Certificate in Plastering. To earn it, you will need to be trained and assessed in five units, covering health and safety in construction trades, effective communication in construction trades, and the plastering of corners, walls and ceilings.
By contrast, the five-day course will simply involve you being assessed for the NOCN Cskills Level 1 Plastering Walls unit accreditation. So, before committing to any particular plastering course, it’s important to know what to expect, and to consider whether this will be the right choice for your circumstances and aspirations.
But these Level 1 training courses in plastering also have a lot in common
Whatever Level 1 route you select as a would-be plasterer attending our accredited West Yorkshire training centre, you can expect to gain invaluable competence and experience in this trade that looks set to continue being in demand long after the pandemic.
We will give you a set of plastering tools to use during the course, and you will have your own full-size training bay to work in, so you won’t need to worry about sharing a bay. We also limit the number of plastering training bays to five, so that the student to teacher/trainer ratio is kept low – just the thing for ensuring you receive the attention and teaching you need.
Oh, and don’t forget that both of these Level 1 plastering courses will cover a wide range of other key aspects of the job, including health and safety, business start-up, full measuring and in-depth quoting, marketing techniques, course progression opportunities, and so much more.
What are you waiting for? Make 2021 the year you take that chance!
Feel free to click through to the relevant course pages on our website to discover more about the five-day and 10-day Level 1 plastering courses we offer – and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.
It’s been a tough past 12 months for all of us, but now is the time to look with renewed optimism to the future. If you’ve been wondering whether 2021 is the year you should make that dream of a rewarding new career real, we’re confident that you won’t regret doing your training with YTA.