This is a one year course for learners who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating. This qualification can also form part of the Modern Apprentice Framework.
What Will I Learn?
You will carry out practical tasks and gain the underpinning knowledge in painting and decorating. The course includes:
Working efficiently, • Storing materials and equipment, • Preparing the working area and surfaces for decorating, • Erecting and dismantling basic working platforms (scaffolding), • Applying various wall-papers and paint to a variety of surfaces, • Applying paint and basic specialist paint finishes.
You will also complete Essential Skills at level 2 in both Communications and Application of Number and you will be required to complete the Construction Site Safety - Health and Safety test which will then enable you to apply for the site safety card (CSCS card) required to work on a construction site.
Successful completion of a Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.
You will be invited to attend an interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
Learners will complete a range of theory and practical tasks, projects, a phase tests. Written assignments and a portfolio of evidence must be produced. An external, on-line examination will be completed towards the end of the course.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
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.
- The successful completion of this qualification will enable you to seek employment in the construction industry as an apprentice painter/decorator. On achieving employment you can then undertake an NVQ at level 2 to complete the Foundation Modern Apprenticeship framework.