Construction & the Built Environment

Painting and Decorating Diploma Evening Course Level 2 - R292

Wirral Waters Campus Part Time Level 2 Duration 28 weeks

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This is a level 2 diploma covering a wide range of painting and decorating practical techniques and theoretical principles and knowledge. The course is designed to develop skills and knowledge that will support individuals to set up a freelance painting and decorating business.

As part of this course you will gain the Award in Skills for Further Learning and Employment (RQF).

The course is made up of eight units, six have both practical and theory elements and two are theory only. All units require an end of unit test to be completed.

Students will be expected to complete work at home.

This course will provide a foundation for those wishing to be employed within the decorating industry.

Course Details

This course includes an additional qualification that will further support skills for self employment/employment.

The units covered are;

  • Introduction to Health and Safety in Construction
  • Principles of Construction, information and communication
  • Scaffolding
  • Preparation of surfaces
  • Paint application
  • Paperhanging
  • Specialist decorative finishes
  • Colour
Entry Guidelines

No formal qualifications are required.

No previous experience in painting and decorating is needed

Applicants will need to demonstrate basic English and maths skills at Entry level or above

IT skills would be beneficial

Satisfactory interview and assessment (including manual dexterity)

Equipment Required

Suitable decorators bib and brace overalls (to be discussed at interview).

Steel toe cap shoes or trainers.

Assessment Method

Tutor observation

Multiple choice theory tests

Additional Information

Full attendance is mandatory

Where can I progress to?

Employment / self employment

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You can also apply for this course to start in September 2023 - click apply and select 'September 23 start'

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Fee : £1590.00

This is a full level 2 course

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

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