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Painting & Decorating Level 2 Diploma at Lambeth College

Course description

You will study the following topics:

  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment such as scaffolding, mobile scaffolds, steps, trestles, ladders and working platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration - washing down, rubbing down by hand and mechanical methods, filling and stopping
  • Application of wall coverings: lining paper, woodchip, embossed, patterned pulp, vinyl, pre-pasted
  • Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings
  • Applying paint systems using high volume spray equipment
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • Producing special decorative finishes
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others in the construction industry
  • Building methods and technology in construction
  • Carrying out safe working practices in construction

Entry requirements

You will be required to complete a College initial and diagnostic assessment and have an interview.

In the assessment you will need to achieve a minimum of Level 1 in English or Maths.

You will be expected to have Level 1 in Painting and Decorating, or equivalent qualifications/experience, and have a commitment to study Maths and English to Level 2.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 April 2016
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