Level 3 NVQ in Plastering - Solid

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The 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: 99

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 99 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 6 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 85 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Producing Complex Internal Solid Plastering Finishes in the Workplace
Credits: 27 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Producing Complex External Rendering Finishes in the Workplace
Credits: 27 Level: 3 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
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 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
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 14 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Running In-situ Mouldings in the Workplace 25 3 More info
Installing Mechanically Fixed Plasterboard in the Workplace 14 2 More info
Installing Direct Bond Dry Linings in the Workplace 15 2 More info