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Dry Lining (Level 2)

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Course outline

If you want to learn how to install metal and timber walls and ceilings and how to install dry lining coverings this course could be perfect for you.

You will undertake mostly practical and technical learning, getting both the skills and knowledge needed to progress into dry lining.

We’ll teach you all the essentials of health and safety that are vital for working in construction, as well as gaining skills such as how to install structural metal and timber walls and ceilings, cut and fix dry-lining boarding, apply finishes and calculate materials.

You will also learn how to analyse data that will help set you up for a career in construction.

You will get work experience as an integral part of your course.

You will also study English and maths.*

English and maths - skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study. *If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

Next steps

Contact New College Nottingham on (0115) 9100 100 for an application form or apply online here.

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Location Date(s) Course code


Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 8LU


05 September 2017 - 26 June 2018

Course code:


CITB Level 2 Diploma in Dry Lining (Construction)


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 9 to 3/A* to D, including English Language and maths, one of English Language or Maths must be at Grade 9 to 4/A* to C; or  
  • A relevant Level 1 vocational qualification plus English or Maths with at least one Functional Skills at Level 2 and one at Level 1.

Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an equivalent to GCSE Grade 3/D and Functional Skills Level 2 to GCSE grade 4/C.

Teaching & assessment

Each unit is continually assessed. You will present evidence of competence via practical assessments and the production of a personal portfolio. You will also need to sit a GOLA exam at the end of the course or individual modular exams.


NVQ Level 2 in Dry Lining, if you gain employment within the industry.

Want to know more about the careers this course could open up to you? Check out Career Coach here!

Additional information

You will need to purchase your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to wear on the course. We’ll give you further details before you enrol.

Need help with tuition fees, travel or equipment costs? Click here for more information.

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