Learn the trade of painting and decorating to allow you to kick start your career in the booming construction industry, or you could even start your own business. This industry recognised qualification provides a broad understanding of professional painting and decorating principles with training delivered in state-of-the-art workshops by ex industry craftsmen.
You will complete practical workshop assessments as well as computer-aided learning, providing a strong portfolio of work for gaining employment. You will also engage in activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills.
This programme of study consists of two one-year qualifications.
The Level 1 Painting and Decorating course is designed to prepare you to enter the industry in your chosen craft.
The Level 2 Diploma is designed to develop the skills and knowledge enabling you to progress your career in Painting and Decorating.
You will learn in a training environment that provides simulated conditions. Assessment is based on you showing what you can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.
Practical sessions are combined with traditional classroom activities and computer-aided learning; these enable production of a portfolio of evidence. You will work towards passing end of unit theory tests, the practical assignments and the online test set and assessed by City and Guilds. A WorkSkills qualification will also be undertaken.
Year 1: Level 1 |
Year 2: Level 2 |
|Campus / Adult Skills Centre||Colchester Campus|
|Start Date||September 2023|
|Applications||Applications opened on Monday 3rd October 2022|
|Fee(s)||16-18 year olds: Free|
19+: Year 1: £1,446
19+: Year 2: £1,840
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