Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

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Course Specifics

Construction Trades
Level 1
16-18 School Leavers
1 year
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
Yes dependant on your circumstances
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Course overview

Key modules on this course include:

  • Prepare and Apply Paint and Wallpaper
  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Decorative Finishes
  • Erect and Dismantle Access Platforms
  • Quantities and Communication

    Who is this course for?

    If you want to pursue a career in Painting and Decorating then this is an excellent place to start. This course will be ideally suited to you if you can plan, have creative skills and who can use basic maths, volumes and measurements. As you would expect, you will need to be good with your hands. You need to have a keen interest in the subject and GCSEs at grade E or above in English and Maths.

    Entry qualifications

    You need to have a keen interest in the subject and GCSEs at grade E/2 or above in English and maths.

    What other experience will I gain?

    In addition to your studies you'll enter the Construction Skills Certification Scheme which is an industry standard form of proving your level of skill and training in the industry.

    Where will this lead?

    The course provides you with the opportunity to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating with the view to possible employment or an Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating or allied trade.

    What are my career options?

    What Ofsted say

    ...enthusiastic teachers use their skills and expertise to plan exciting and challenging activities that stimulate learning and meet individual needs. (Ofsted 2013)

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