Foundation in Painting and Decorating
This programme of study will help you develop the skills required to enter a specific trade within the construction industry.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
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.
Foundation in Painting and Decorating:
- GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or higher in Mathematics
- GCSE grade 2 (or equivalent) or higher in English
Explore Painting and Decorating:
- GCSE grade 1 (or equivalent) or higher in Mathematics
- GCSE grade 1 (or equivalent) or higher in English
Lower grades may be considered. However an initial assessment will be required prior to full acceptance.
Both courses require an interview with a member of the Painting and Decorating team which will involve questioning your knowledge of what is involved in the trade.
What will you learn?
Practical and theoretical tests will be delivered throughout the programme. Units will include safe working practices, communication skills, basic wallpapering and painting techniques.
How will you learn?
You will learn on-site.
While we make every endeavour to run programmes as advertised, we reserve the right to cancel those which do not enrol sufficient numbers to make them viable.
What will you need to bring with you?
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.
How will you be assessed?
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.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Painters and Decorators
Vehicle Paint Technicians
Construction and Building Trades
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Course Information Last Updated On: March 28, 2023 1:50 pm