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Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma

Lewisham College

Other Qualifications , Painting

Course Description

Is this course for me? This course suits unemployed students who would like to gain a qualification in the trade but cannot provide the working experience necessary for a full NVQ. Construction Awards can be upgraded into full NVQs as and when employment is gained. What will I study? This course consists of practical and theoretical study. The programme is offered as a continuation from the Construction Foundation Award and the City & Guilds Basic Vocational Skills qualifications. Subjects: 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 2 Information, quantities and communicating with others 2 Knowledge of building methods and construction technology 2 Building methods and construction technology 2 Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration 2 Prepare surfaces for decoration 2 Know how to apply paint systems by brush and roller 2 Apply paint systems by brush and roller 2 Know how to apply standard papers to walls and ceilings Apply standard papers to walls and ceilings Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes 2 Produce specialist decorative finishes 2 Know how to apply water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure(HVLP) spray equipment Apply water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment Know how to erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms 2 Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms 2 What can I do next? This can lead to NVQ Level 2 (site work), Level 3 Diploma, or Painting and Decorating NVQ Level 3 at the college. This can lead to employment in: The building industry What are the entry requirements? You will need to have completed the Foundation Construction Award or NVQ Level 1 to gain entry to this course. You also need to be employed or self-employed to enable work-based assessment to be carried out. How will I be assessed? Assessment is via practical skills and the underpinning knowledge, including short tests, subject assignments, a health and safety test and an externally set theoretical knowledge test, which can be retaken at the college if necessary. Students also meet regularly with tutors to help plan studies and to discuss progress. What will it cost? If you are under 19 and a home student, in most circumstances, you don't pay any fees. However, you will need to find this out when you apply. Course fee: ?1350 Exam fee: ?100 Please note: For courses of more than one year, the fees stated apply to the first year of the 2009/2010 academic year only.

Is this course for me? This course suits unemployed students who would like to gain a qualification in the trade but cannot provide the working experience necessary for a full NVQ. Construction Awards can be upgraded into full NVQs as and when employment is gained. What will I study? This course consists of practical and theoretical study. The programme is offered as a continuation from the...

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