What will I do on this course?
Unit 201/601 Health, safety and welfare in construction
You will learn all about Health safety and welfare in construction ranging from legislation to fire safety to accident reporting
Unit 202/602 Principles of building construction, information and communication
You will learn the basis of construction including the roles and responsibilities of various other trades and construction professionals. You will also learn about the documentation and methods of communication that are used within the construction industry
Unit 215 Preparing surfaces for decoration
You will learn about and gain practical experience of how to prepare surfaces to receive a decorative finish
Unit 216 Applying paint systems by brush and roller to complex areas
You will learn about and gain practical experience of applying paint by brush and roller
Unit 217 Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings
You will learn about and gain practical experience of wallpaper hanging
Unit 218 Producing specialist finishes for decorative work
You will learn about and gain practical experience of producing special decorative finishes such as wood and marble effect, stencil work and colour effects
Unit 220 Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
You will learn about and gain practical experience of erecting, dismantling and storing of access equipment such as ladders, trestle platforms and tower scaffolding
Unit 230 Creating and applying colour
You will learn about and gain practical experience of colour wheels and colour schemes
Who is it for?
This course is suitable for mature learners who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in Painting and Decorating.
How Is this course assessed?
You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:
- Online assessments
- Practical assessments
- Portfolio work
What could I do next?
On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Painting and Decorating industry.
You will need protective footwear and a high visibility vest for practical sessions.