Painting and Decorating at Grimsby Institute
As a Painter & Decorator you have the responsibility for the painting and decorating of buildings to improve its appearance or to protect it from damage by water, rust, corrosion and mould.
This work could also include new buildings, the maintenance, refurbishment or renovation work of old buildings and can fall into public funded projects or private work. Painting and Decorating make a huge contribution to the Construction industry all around the UK.
The number of houses being built is set to rise by 20.2% by 2018 so the demand for Construction Industry Tradesmen is currently very high so you can look forward to a long and rewarding career in this industry.
These courses include learning about different methods of painting surfaces as well as methods of applying paper and producing specialist finishes, using paint systems using High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) spray equipment and erecting and using working platforms.
Learners will have the chance to undertake work experience.
Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.
The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.
Entry Level 3 Programmes
No formal entry qualifications but subject to approval from the Foundation Learning Assessment Team.
GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 2 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at level 2.
Successful students may progress to the Diploma in Painting and Decorating Level 2.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.