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Full Time Painting and Decorating CAA Diploma Level 3

City College Brighton and Hove

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Painting and Decorating CAA Diploma Level 3 (Sept '10) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2010. Course code: tbc Course category: Full-time End Qualification: CAA Diploma Level 3 Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2010 Course duration: 36 weeks Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location: City College East Course aims: The Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating is designed to develop your skills and knowledge, enabling you to work in the industry of your chosen craft. It has been specifically developed to be delivered in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification. Course content: General core units Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction Carry out safe working practices in construction Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others Information, quantities and communicating with others 3 Knowledge of building methods and construction technology Building methods and construction technology 3 Occupation specific units Know how to erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms Know how to apply paint systems by brush and roller Apply paint systems by brush and roller Know how to apply hangings to walls and ceilings Apply hangings to walls and ceilings Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes Produce specialist decorative finishes Know how to carry out specialist architectural feature work Carry out specialist architectural feature work Know how to apply paint systems using airless equipment Apply paint systems using airless equipment Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration Prepare surfaces for decoration Plus Practical assignment Online GOLA examination. Facilities for students: Students will be based at our City College East Campus in our Wet Trades Department, where there are excellent workshop facilities and well equipped classrooms for theory lessons. All tools, equipment and materials are provided to enable you to achieve the qualification. There is a canteen on site as well as a Learning Resource Centre and all weather sports pitches. A free bus service connects City College East With the main campus at Pelham Street. Tutors: All the tutors in department have many years experience in the construction industry and are fully qualified in their trade. All our staff are qualified teachers and hold NVQ assessors awards. Assessment: To gain the diploma, learners must be successful in all units and the practical assignment. They must also pass the GOLA online test, a separate knowledge test set and marked by CAA. Awarding Body: CAA Entry Requirements: It is essential to have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating or a Intermediate Construction Award in Painting & Decorating. Interview for entry: Interview required Pre-entry preparation: Some background knowledge of the skills and techniques used in the industry would help and students may find it useful to do some background reading, using some of the trade journals and press reviews of the industry. Good basic skills in communication and the use of the internet would also be an asset for the research of much of the subject area. Watching construction based programs and discussion groups would also help in preparing the student with terminology and phrases used in the industry. Progression and links: After successfully completing a Level 2 Diploma, you may wish to apply to advance your skills and techniques by studying for an NVQ. This qualification uses a combination of classroom and work based learning and can be taken as part of an Apprenticeship. Alternatively, you may wish to gain employment as a trainee. Academic Centre: Centre for Construction Costs of your Course: There are five parts to the

Painting and Decorating CAA Diploma Level 3 (Sept '10) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2010. Course code: tbc Course category: Full-time End Qualification: CAA Diploma Level 3 Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2010 Course duration: 36 weeks Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location: City College East Course aims: The...

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