Dry Lining Apprenticeship Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

You need to be employed to start an Apprenticeship. Please visit our vacancy page or if you have an employer, please ensure you add full contact details of your employer within your application. If you are unable to secure employment, you could enrol on a full-time study programme and transfer to an Apprenticeship at a later date. Please apply for a full-time course as your second option.

By 2018, 4,000 new plasterers and dry liners will be needed in the South West due to the thousands of new homes and industrial developments in Sedgemoor.

During this Apprenticeship you will learn about interior systems. You work on a day release basis with one day per week at College and the rest of your time in employment. The facilities at College for construction training are excellent and stocked with materials, tools and equipment of a high standard.

Working in partnership with a number of local firms and CITB Construction Skills, we have a strong track record of producing a highly-skilled workforce for the construction industry.

The range of work you will cover includes:

  • General workplace safety
  • Efficient work practices
  • Moving and handling resources
  • Finishing and Installing dry lining joints
  • Installing dry lining joints, encasements and partition systems
  • Installing proprietary partition systems
  • Installing suspended ceiling systems
  • Install dry lining by direct bond
  • Apply finishing plasters to plasterboard backgrounds

Progression Options

This is a growth area in the construction industry and successful Apprentices are often offered full-time jobs with their employer. Alternatively, you could progress to a Level qualification in a different discipline.

Course Summary

Course Title Dry Lining Apprenticeship Level 2
Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required, but GCSEs in the 9 to 3 (A* to C)
range would be an advantage. Entry is subject to a successful interview. If you
do not feel quite ready for the Apprenticeship, traineeships in this area are
available at the College.

Start Date
Start Time  
End Time  
Remaining Places  


The teachers here are great they are so supportive and always trying to get the best out of your learning time in college. They always try to prepare us for the next step by pushing us to achieve our max potential.

Jack Baker

Additional Information

Add to Shortlist

© 2021 Bridgwater & Taunton College, Bath Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 4PZ, United Kingdom | Terms / Privacy / Cookies | Accessibility Made by Wave