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Painting and Decorating Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

This is a one year course and is designed to give students a higher qualification in painting and decorating and in a specialised area within the trade it will provide the knowledge, skills and understanding of the level. Wallpapering is an essential element within the work place.

Course content

1. Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

  • - Knowledge of Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • - Knowledge of Building methods and construction technology
  • - Application of paint systems by brush and roller
  • - Apply papers to wall and ceilings
  • - Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes
  • - Know how to carry out specialist architectural feature work
  • - Know how to apply water-borne paint systems using air-less equipment
  • - Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration

2. Level 3 NVQ in Painting & Decorating

Mandatory Units:

  •  Confirm work activities and resources for the work
  • - Develop and maintain good working relationships
  • - Confirm the occupational method of work
  • - Apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • - Hang wall covering to complex surface

Plus 1 of the Following Optional Units:

  • - Hang wide-width vinyls
  • - Apply coatings by air spray method
  • - Produce replica quality grained and marble finishes
  • - Apply metal leaf to surfaces
  • - Produce comb textured finishes

3. Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 2)

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Painting and Decorating and GCSE’s or equivalent at A* - C

Assessment

This course is continually assessed through written and practical assignments and tests. NVQ work is assessed through documented evidence gathered from workplace activities.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

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