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Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Foundation Diploma Level 1 at Fareham College

Course description

This is a course for students looking to improve their skills in painting and decorating with the aim of finding employment in this area of the construction industry.

You will develop your skills by undertaking a range of practical workshop activities, and gain an understanding of supporting theoretical knowledge.

All students will be expected to also complete qualifications in English and Maths and be given the opportunity to gain specific employability skills.

Course content

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication

  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms

  • Preparing surfaces for decoration

  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller to non complex areas

  • Applying foundation and plain papers

  • Producing specialist decorative finishes


Entry requirements

  • Positive attitude and commitment to complete the qualification.
  • Suitability to the course will also be considered during an interview with a member of the Construction or Student Services Team, which will involve an aptitude and skills assessment.

Future opportunities

You can progress to Level 2 Painting & Decorating, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Alternatively, you could find employment as a painter and decorator on domestic, commercial properties for maintenance or new developments.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 March 2016

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