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City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
May 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
Up to 40 weeks

The course is suitable for employed individuals who have already achieved Level 2 NVQ in Painting and Decorating are able to demonstrate that they are working at a Level 3 standard.

Entry requirements

Students should have previously gained Level 2 NVQ Diploma, and looking to improve their skills and knowledge. A student must be carrying out the above tasks on site, on a regular basis and they will need to be involved with the planning and organising of the work, to generate the evidence required to cover the set criteria for the qualification.

Course units

Mandatory Units

  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms in the workplace, including ladders, stepladders, and mobile towers.
  • Applying coatings by Air and Airless spray in the workplace
  • Applying standard and specialist wallpapers to complex surfaces in the workplace
  • Apply painted finishes to complex surfaces by brush in the workplaces.

Assessments

students will be assessed on-site by our occupationally competent experts, through on-site observations from an assessor and will be required to build a portfolio of evidence. The assessor will provide advice and support throughout the process.

Course fees

£5,421

The fees for this course can vary depending on funding eligibility, if you feel you may qualify for funding, please contact the Funding Team. You might also be eligible for a loan to cover your course fee.

Course progression

This course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge, and competence so that you can work as a Painter and Decorator within the construction industry or progress onto further learning. The level 3 opens doors to higher level of study such as Construction Site Supervisor or HNC.

Dates & course duration

25 May 2022 - 15 September 2023

Duration: Tuesday and Wednesdays, 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Dates:

20th September 2022 – 25th September 2023


Study methods

This course will be delivered by qualified experienced 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 materials. 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 progress onto a new role within the construction industry.

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