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Foundation Painting & Decorating

This course has been designed for those with no previous experience of painting & decorating to provide a foundation for a career within the construction industry. You will benefit from a variety of activities designed to bring out the best of your potential, and enable you to use your skills and knowledge to gain employment in the industry.


The qualification recognises your job knowledge and tests the skills you have acquired.

What Will I Learn?

You will study units that reflect the needs of the construction industry, while further preparing you for a career within this sector. You will also develop Essential Skills in Communication and Application of Number.


The units you may study include: Handle & Store Materials; Work Relationships; Working Platforms; Painting and Decorating; Preparing & Using Portable Tools and Maintain & Using Hand Tools. The course contains both theory and practical painting and decorating workshop based lessons with many opportunities to work with hand tools.

Entry Requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at grade A*- E which must include English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or successful completion of Construction Skills Entry 3 and working at Entry 3 in Literacy and Numeracy.


You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.

Assessment

You will be assessed via a range of methods, which include practical and job knowledge unit tests, an external examination and Essential Skills portfolios.

Career Progression

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress the Level 2 Diploma. If you gain employment/apprenticeship you will be eligible to study an NVQ 2 in Painting and Decorating.

Further Notes

Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.

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Course Details
Level:Level 1
Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2022
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:05F205YF
Fees
FT Registration Fee: £30

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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