Construction & the Built Environment

Construction Skills Certificate - Painting and Decorating (Part-time) - R275

Wirral Waters Campus Part Time Level 1 Duration 16 weeks

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This is a level 1 programme that will prepare you for re-engagement into education. It will develop basic practical skills in preparation for progression onto a Diploma course which is recognised within the industry.

Course Details

You will participate in practical activities that develop specialist techniques specific to painting and decorating. This will be underpinned with some basic theory that will outline the application of safe practices within the construction industry whilst developing an understanding of the materials and equipment used in painting and decorating and across other trades. There may be opportunities to engage in work experience offering an insight into the construction industry and across other trades and their contribution when working on a construction project.

Entry Guidelines

You do not need to have any formal qualifications in painting and decorating.

You will need to show that you have an interest in the area.

You will need to be at Entry 3 or above in English and maths (GCSE grade 2 or above) or equivalent.

Satisfactory interview, assessment (including manual dexterity) and a satisfactory reference.

Office use only. Non Standard 21.10.
Equipment Required

Protective footwear.

Assessment Method

Observation of practical tasks and basic written knowledge tests.

Additional Information

PPE must be worn at all times in college and all students must arrive at sessions on time, prepared and ready to learn with pens, paper etc.

Where can I progress to?
Completion of a Level 1 programme will prepare students for progression at Level 2.

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 18:00 — 21:00 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 19 or over:

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Fee : £495.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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