As a plasterer, you will mix and apply different kinds of plaster to internal walls & ceilings so that they are ready for decorating. You will also cover outside walls with coatings, such as sand and cement render, pebbledash and stone-effect materials.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours p/w, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work as part of a plastering team carrying out the following operations:

  • Rough and skimming to walls and ceilings
  • Dot, dab and skim to walls
  • Fix angle beads
  • Plaster boarding to walls and ceilings
  • Fixing metal stud walls and ceilings, to include C-Section, I-Section and Jumbo Section metal walling
  • Using small mechanical power tools
  • Loading out materials at the onset of works and cleaning work areas on completion
  • Work from detailed drawings in order to set out walls and ceilings

The role will involve early mornings

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • It is important for candidates to be reliable, confident,enthusiastic and to use their initiative

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Maths & English A*-C or equivalent

Future prospects

After successful completion of your initial year, you will have a personal succession development plan put together based on your performance throughout the year. This will be either to remain in this position or be promoted within the organisation.

Things to consider

Must be able to get to the location on a daily basis.

About the employer

A family owned business established for many years, TL Freeman & Co have attained an excellent reputation in Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties by delivering high quality work at extremely competitive prices for both domestic and commercial customers. Our qualified team of tradesmen are contientious, professional, and complete their work to an excellent standard whilst delivering it in a friendly manner. TL Freeman & Co are a local authority approved contractor, and have recently obtained appreciation for the quality of work provided for Gloucestershire County Council by being presented with a ‘Considerate Contractor Award’. We are fully insured, EXOR Approved, and Health & Safety compliant, offering our customers peace of mind that their project will be completed in the correct manner and to the highest standard.




8 Ashe Close




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Training provider

College Training:

  • Lvl 2 NVQ Diploma In Plastering (Construction)
  • Lvl 2 Diploma in Plastering
  • Functional Skills in English (if not exempt)
  • Functional Skills in Maths (if not exempt)

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Specialist

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Nick Proverbs

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation. * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early.* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employers address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Oct 2017