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Diploma in Painting and Decorating – Level 1

This programme of study will help you develop the skills required to enter a specific trade within the construction industry.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Construction - Painting and Decorating
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: Hudson Building
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Hudson Building

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/diploma-in-painting-and-decorating-level-1
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Course Information for Students

You will gain the painting and decorating skills needed for construction, giving you the opportunity to progress to higher levels.

As well as improving your practical abilities, you will develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, enhance your life skills and help with your future career progression.

Offers of a place on the course are dependent on qualifications and practical aptitude.  Following a successful interview and initial assessment results, students will be allocated a place to study the practical and theoretical elements of painting and decorating.  Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment.

Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme. Units will include safe working practices, communication skills, basic wallpapering and painting techniques.

You will learn on-site

You will need to supply your own safety footwear.  A small charge may be made for other Personal Protective Equipment required to complete the course.

Assessment is via observation of practical work.  You may be required to undertake real trade projects on which you will also be assessed.  Your maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

You can progress to a Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating as a full-time learner.  There is also the potential to enter an apprenticeship or employment in the construction industry.  If pursuing further studies, you will continue to develop your literacy and numeracy skills.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Painters and Decorators

£25601

Painters and Decorators

Vehicle Paint Technicians

£30203

Vehicle Paint Technicians

Construction and Building Trades n.e.c.

£29951

Construction and Building Trades n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:47 pm