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Painting and Decorating Level 2

Course title: Painting and Decorating Level 2 Course level: Level 2
Qualification: Diploma Awarding body: Cskills/Nocn
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: One year
Venue: Broad Oak Campus

Overview

This course covers all the elements of Painting and Decorating from preparing surfaces to industry standards to applying water based and solvent based coatings and hanging high quality wallpapers to ceilings and walls.

You will work in a purpose built workshop that is designed to stretch and challenge all learner’s skills and knowledge during training for synoptic end assessments using the very best, up to date resources that the industry has to offer. Theory classes are held in modern classrooms with excellent resources and taught by experienced and

knowledgeable staff.

Modules and units

Units include:

  • Apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • Apply standard papers to walls and ceilings
  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Knowledge of information, qualities and communicating with others
  • Prepare surfaces
  • Produce specialist decorative finishes.

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed any prior learning on a Painting and Decorating course or a  Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and have GCSEs at grades D/3 or above in English and maths. You will need to attend a college interview and complete an initial assessment.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course. (Excluding 19+)

How will I be assessed?

Your diploma will be assessed by practical end tests and online end of unit tests.

Progression and employment

Successful completion of the Level 2 study programme could lead to the Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating or ideally into an apprenticeship.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

Much of the theory content and written work of this course will be available on-line through the College’s “itslearning” virtual learning environment. Candidates must be prepared to use IT as part of their learning.

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email info@accross.ac.uk

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