Apprentice Plasterer Truform Plastering

Truform Plastering are offering an opportunity for a committed and hard working individual to join their team as an Apprentice Plasterer. The successful candidate will start their career with the opportunity to learn all aspects of plastering directly from highly experienced tradesmen.

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Closing date: 23 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increases are possible and decided on the basis of personal performance.

    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

    Monday to Friday 07:45 – 16:15 (Travel time and work site is variable)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include:

  • Assisting tradesmen with the application of plaster finishes to walls, floors and ceilings.
  • Assisting with preparation of mortars.
  • Preparing surfaces for application of mortars.
  • Ensuring that work areas are kept clean and safe.
  • Managing receipt and distribution of materials onsite.
  • Ensuring that company tools and machinery are kept in good working order.

The training you will be getting

You will be working towards a Level 2 Plastering Apprenticeship Standard.
You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor.
Individuals without level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the end-point assessment. 
You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Our intention is to provide the successful candidate with the skills and confidence to work individually as a competent tradesman on an employed or self-employed basis. Career progression and salary will be defined by the candidates own level of motivation and ambition.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, Good coordination, Calm under pressure


GCSE or equivalent English language (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English language (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Our depot is in Blackwater and is not well serviced by public transport. Candidates should be prepared to make their own way to our depot for departure times between 07:00-07:30 depending on the distance to the worksite. Alternatively, arrangements can be made to meet nearby (Mount Hawke/Blackwater).

About the employer

Truform Plastering provide all internal and external plastering, both domestic and commercial, covering the whole of Cornwall. Primarily, we provide modern finishes to new builds and alteration works for small to medium sized builders and developers. We pride ourselves on our consistently high quality of work, attention to detail and professional service. These are the values we trade on.


Truform Plastering



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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



01209 617826

Apprenticeship standard


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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