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Painting and Decorating Level 1 and 2 at Mid Cheshire College

Course description

The course is for anyone who has an interest in painting and decorating skills. It will appeal to students who enjoy carrying out practical work, who will follow tutor demonstrations then work independently to practice new skills.

Course content

This course includes a Study Programme to provide learners with a coherent and enriching curriculum which will provide them with the academic, social and employability skills to progress to further or higher education or employment.

The content of the study programme is designed to broaden the learner experience beyond the main qualification of study.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 1 will be preparation for the world of work and the development of personal, social and employability skills.

The key theme of Study Programmes at Level 2 will be the development of occupational skills in a selected vocational area and the development of personal, social and employability skills with a view to raising aspirations.

As well as your core qualification you will study GCSE or Functional Skills English and/or maths plus English and maths development as part of the core qualification.

Learners will also undertake personal progress planning and pastoral education. Plus additional personal development activity which may include work experience and projects.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade E – G or an Entry Level qualification


You will learn through a variety of activities and the emphasis will be on the practical application of skills and knowledge. Assessment is throughout the course and based on small practical tasks and job knowledge tests. There is an online exam and a final practical task at the end of the course.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you will be able to seek employment as a trainee/apprentice in the painting and decorating trade, or continue your studies at Level 2 (subject to validation).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mid Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 08 April 2016

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