Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

1 Year, Full Time

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. Start date: September 2013 36weeks

The Course

In brief ...

The course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people with an interest in painting and decorating, enabling them to work in the industry. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

What the Course Leads to

What courses can I do after this?

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating, or employment or apprenticeship training. It is not possible to become fully qualified (achieve an NVQ) unless you gain employment in the industry and produce evidence of working on site.

What jobs can I get

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

What the data tells us ...

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have ...

You will need 2 GCSE passes, or successful completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Entry Level 3. You should have an interest in the building industry and be medically fit and able to take up employment in this industry.

What about work experience?

You will be assessed through practical assignments and projects. Written theory papers are taken throughout the course.

International entry requirements

If English is not your first language, a minimum IELTS (Academic) of 5.0, Cambridge FCE, TOEFL 500 (paper based), 61(internet based), 173 (computer based) or TOEIC 570 is required. Completion of High School studies is required.

Course costs

Course offerings and fees
Course Code Start Date Location Costs: 16-18 Costs: 19+ Costs: 19+ (concessions) 24+ Loan
TEN1FD003D 09/09/2014 Fulcrum Centre for Construction Crafts £75 £1,874 £125 N/A
Costs

 

16-18

£60.00

19 + Full Fee

£1771.00

 

 

International Fees

The cost of this course is £5000 per year for tuition and a non-refundable deposit of £100 should be sent with the International Students Application for Admission Form. There may be an additional cost for materials and educational visits.

More Information

More about the course

You will be assessed through practical assignments and projects. Written theory papers are completed throughout the course

Duration
1 Year
Attendance
Full Time
Start Day/Time

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. Start date: September 2013 36weeks

Level
Level 1
Qualification Name
Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
Awarding Body
CSKILLS/City & Guilds

Course Content

Course content

Subjects studied include:

  • Applying decorative materials
  • Cleaning and protecting work areas
  • Erecting and dismantling work platforms
  • Loading and unloading resources
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration

You will also study Functional Skills.