Painting and Decorating (Construction) - CSkills Level 2 Diploma at East Durham College
The is designed for those who are experienced in Painting and Decorating or have completed the level 1 Diploma . The course provides a good progression route for NVQ 2 in Painting & Decorating. On completion of the course you will be able to: Prepare surfaces to receive paint materials , apply paint materials by brush and roller, apply standard wallpapers to non complex walls, apply decorative finishes and apply paint materials by HVLP spray.
The study programme consists of 3 hours per week of Maths and English, 10 hours practical, 2 hours theory and over the course of the year 72 hours of work experience.
The following areas are covered in the course:
•Health and Safety
•Technical Information Quantities & Communication with Others
•Prepare Surfaces for Decoration
•Apply Paint Systems by Brush & Roller
•Apply Standard Wallpapers
•Apply Basic Specialist Finishes
•Apply Paint with HVLP Spray Equipment
No formal qualifications are required. You will need to have completed Level 1 Diploma A good level of maths and English would be an advantage. Additional support is provided if required. You will be interviewed by a member of the curriculum team and complete an initial assessment in literacy, numeracy and practical skills.
You will be assessed throughout the course, for each unit to be completed you must complete a practical skills test and a theory test. The theory test is completed on-line and the questions are externally set by CSkills, the practical assessments are completed in the workshop after the completion of each unit.
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
The level 2 Diploma will qualify you to perform a range of decorating tasks as either a self employed decorator or look towards employment within the decorating sector.
Upon successful completion of the level 2 Diploma you may progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.