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City & Guilds Level 1 Award Painting & Decorating

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
Evening
Duration
10 Weeks
Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, a genuine interest in the subject and outstanding commitment and enthusiasm is essential.

This course is aimed at anyone looking to learn the basic skills in painting & decorating to enable them to embark on a career in the painting & decorating trade or for their own personal use.

You should be interested in the painting and decorating industry and/or developing some home improvement/ DIY skills, if this is you, then this is the starting point.

You will learn a variety of basic practical skills in painting & decorating and gain the initial underpinning knowledge and behaviours in the construction industry to discover how to use the tools and materials correctly to build upon your progress each week.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, a genuine interest in the subject and outstanding commitment and enthusiasm is essential.

Course units

The qualifications cover a range of hand-skills, practical tasks and theory lessons consisting of a combination of the following:

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health and safety in construction
  • Introduction to painting techniques
  • Introduction to painting and wallpapering
  • Introduction to applying decorative effects
  • Introduction to applying wallpaper to internal and external angles and painting skirting
  • Introduction to painting a panel door

Assessments

Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements.

Course fees

£292 - £585

The fees for this course can vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team.

Course progression

On successful completion of this course students can progress onto a Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating.

Dates & course durations

September 2022, dates TBC.

Study methods

This course will be delivered by qualified experience tutors who are experts in their disciplines. Teaching will be done in a practical setting which will allow you to spend the time using the tools and resources.

Facilities

As well as specialist construction workshops, students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Additional costs

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, some courses may require additional study from home, you may need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning. You will be made aware of any additional study time at the time of enrolment.

Career progression

Students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge required to progress in their current employment or enter employment in the painting & decorating industry. You may also have the option to transfer to an apprenticeship and then progress on to higher-level courses in the trade.

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