Diploma in Painting & Decorating (L1)

Diploma or Award
Study Area: 16-18 & 19+
Duration: 1 Year (Diploma) or 6 Months (Award)
Attendance: Full Time

Course Overview

This is a practical and theory based course perfect for anyone wanting a career in this industry.

This course consists of  working through a number of technical and practical units.

This is a practical and theory based course which consists of you working through a number of trade specific Painting and Decorating units as well as studying Maths and English if applicable.

The Painting and Decorating City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma will need you to complete specific units and topics. You will work towards the following units to make up the full qualification:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Erecting and Dismantling Access Equipment and Working Platforms
  • Preparing Surfaces for Decoration
  • Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller to Non-Complex Areas
  • Applying Foundation and Plain Papers
  • Producing Specialist Decorative Finishes

Each unit will include an externally set assessment to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the unit.

Start Date

September 2024

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

All applicants will be required to have successfully completed a practical assessment and suitability day.

After applying, you will be invited to attend an Admissions Event and tour our facilities and have all of your questions answered by one of our experts.

Progression

All successful applicants will have the opportunity to progress onto the next level in the same area.

Employment opportunities could include an apprenticeship in your chosen trade area.

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment throughout the course based on practical observation, portfolio of evidence, written assessments and online exams.

Course Fees

This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.

Diploma in Painting & Decorating (L1)

Study Area: 16-18 & 19+
Duration: 1 Year (Diploma) or 6 Months (Award)
Attendance: Full Time
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