Level 3 NVQ in Plastering - Solid

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The NVQ Level 3 Plastering - Solid Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification to work as a competent Solid Plasterer.


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L3 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) - Solid

Minimum Credit Value: 91

Reference: 603/2370/X 

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 91 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 6 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 82 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Applying solid plaster to complex internal surfaces in the workplace
Credits: 24 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 5 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Producing complex external render finishes in the workplace
Credits: 27 Level: 3 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 9 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Installing direct bond dry lining systems in the workplace 11 2 More info
Installing mechanically fixed plasterboard in the workplace 9 2 More info
Running in-situ mouldings in the workplace 25 3 More info