Interior Systems Apprenticeship (Plastering) Level 2 SMS DRYWALL LTD

This Level 2 Drylining Apprenticeship based in Newton Abbot provides an 'earning while learning' opportunity with travel across counties. Gain an in demand qualification with a huge potential of high earning, with a reputable and proactive team of skilled tradespeople.

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    The working week for this role is Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

You will be travelling to different locations with the SMS Drywall team to work on projects in residential and commercial settings.

Your role will include;

  • Plastering onto walls, floors, ceilings and detailing.
  • Monitoring and organising materials.
  • Shadowing your mentor to develop skills.

The training you will be getting

You will be enrolled on your Interior Systems Installer Level 2 qualification (plastering).

Your working week will be 4 days per week with SMS Drywall, from 8am-4pm.

Your apprenticeship training provider will be Skills Group and you will be required to attend 1 day per week.

Alongside your apprenticeship you will need a CSCS card, which can be applied for through Skills Group.

You may also be required to take a Functional skills assessment in Maths and English may also be required, for anyone that has not achieved their Maths and English grades. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On completion of your Level 2 Apprenticeship with SMS Drywall Ltd, an opportunity to apply for a full time post may be offered to the right learner.

Alternatively, you could go on to complete your Level 3 in Qualification, or go on to be self-employed and start your own company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness, Driving License


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 9-1 equivalent to A*-G) Desired

Things to consider

Due to Health and Safety Regulations, this post is seeking applicants 18+. Due to the nature of this role, this role requires a Full UK Driving License.

About the employer

SMS Drywall Ltd is a reputable and proactive team of skilled tradespeople, delivering flawless plastering work on projects across Newton Abbot, Ivybridge and North Devon. With a team of 15+ employees and a full diary, SMS Drywall Ltd is seeking additional team members looking to develop their skills and become the next workforce in property services.




Minerva Way, Brunel Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 4PJ

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Interior systems installer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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