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Dry Lining

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    This brand new employer led course is designed to keep up to date with demand in a diverse and ever changing industry within Dry Lining and Plastering interior systems taught by industry specialists.

    Completion of this course will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be able to work within the industry, setting out and building rooms in metal studwork including wall and ceilings systems, lining masonry walls including piers and columns, cutting and fixing a range of plasterboard and finishing plasterboard surfaces in preparation to paint.


    This qualification comprises the following 7 mandatory units;

    •  Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
    • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others
    • Understanding construction technology
    • Apply finishing plasters to plasterboard backgrounds
    • Finish dry lining joints
    • Install dry lining and encasements
    • Install dry lining partition and metal firring ceiling systems.

    You will study this subject in our brand new facility with specifically designed construction workshops in a beautiful setting in the Forest of Dean.

     Alongside your qualification you will have the opportunity to complete an exciting range of team building enrichment activities, with regular guest speakers within the industry and trade specific site trips as part of your course.

     Modern delivery of the theory elements of the course will be a mixture of workshop theory, live online sessions with your Lecturer in a remote setting and directed study assignments allowing you to expand your learning and deepen your knowledge of this subject and the Construction Industry as a whole.

At Gloucestershire College we want students to develop their English and maths skills so that they achieve their learning goals and future career aims. For this reason all full-time students who have not achieved grade A* to C English language or maths GCSE will study these subjects as part of their course.

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.


Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.