Qualification Overview 


The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) qualification has two specialisms/pathways of which Solid is one of them. The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) -Solid has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means the learner needs to be employed to undertake this pathway.


This pathway enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise their skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate their competence in a real workplace environment so that the learner can work in a Solid environment.


The learner will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area (Recommended Qualification Structure for Plastering (Construction) Level 2).


The learner will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with the learner and help the learner complete the pathway.

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) -Solid pathway supports the learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory and optional units.

Mandatory Units Covered in This Qualification

  • Producing internal solid plastering finishes in the workplace

  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

  • Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

  • Applying solid render to background surfaces and producing finishes in the workplace

  • Applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces in the workplace

Optional Units

The learner must achieve a minimum of 1 unit from the optional group (to be discussed).


Achievement of this qualifications confirms the learner has gained the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Progress directly into employment

  • NVQ Level  3


£1100 per person

15% discount applied for groups of 3 or more

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