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Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1 (Sept '09) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009. Course code: B0430 Course category: Part-time End Qualification: Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1 Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2009 Days of the week: TBC Course duration: 36 weeks Time of day: TBC Formal assessment: Formal assessment required Course location: City College East Course aims: Are you interested in a career in Painting and Decorating? The new Level 1 Diploma will be your first step into this industry and will also give you the skills and confidence required to the NVQ qualification The Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating is designed to prepare people to enter the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery 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 requirement of the qualification. You will develop your skills and knowledge in safe working practice, quantities and communication, erecting and dismantling equipment, paint systems by brush and roller, how to prepare surfaces and specialist decorative finishes. All the units of training must be completed and. all outcomes must be achieved during the training programme. Course content: On this course you will: 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 Knowledge of building methods and construction technology Building methods and construction technology Know how to erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration Prepare surfaces for decoration Know how to apply paint systems by brush and roller Apply paint systems by brush and roller Know how to apply foundation and plain papers Apply foundation and plain papers Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes Produce specialist decorative finishes Facilities for students: Students will be based at our City College East campus, where we have extensive and excellent facilities for practical and theory work. These include: full-size, all-weather and grass, football pitches, indoor sportshall, gym and dance studio. For talented sportspeople we have a number of College teams that compete against other local and national colleges. Tutors: The Decorative Occupations department is staffed by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who have many years experience on site as tradesmen, as well as teaching experience. This will enable students to receive excellent training that will help them in their search for employment. All staff are also experienced A1 vocational NVQ assessors. Assessment: This course is mostly practical work; however, theory is also an important part of the course. There are knowledge and understanding questions to be completed for each unit. There is also a practical assignment, were you shall prepare for, and paint, flush doors and hang wallpaper. This must be successfully completed, as well as a City & Guilds online Exam at the end of the course. Awarding Body: CAA Entry Requirements: Candidates will find it essential to have a sound knowledge of mathematics and ability in drawing skills and written communication. Organisational skills will become essential and candidates must show a real commitment to the subject area 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. Basic skills in communication and the use of the internet would also be an asset as research fo

Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1 (Sept '09) This course information relates to courses starting in September 2009. Course code: B0430 Course category: Part-time End Qualification: Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1 Starting and ending month: September to June Starting year: 2009 Days of the week: TBC Course duration: 36 weeks Time of day: TBC Formal assessment: Formal assessment...

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