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Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Intermediate Diploma Level 2 at Fareham College

Course description

This skills-based programme for students hoping to follow a career in painting and decorating.

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 complete qualifications in English and Maths and be given the opportunity to gain specific employability skills.

Course content

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication

  • Preparing surfaces for decoration

  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller to complex areas

  • Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings

  • Producing specialist finishes for decorative work

  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms

  • Creating and applying colour


Entry requirements

  • Level 1 Painting & Decorating Diploma or five GCSEs at grade D or above.
  • Documented site experience could also be taken into consideration.

Future opportunities

You will have the skills to progress onto a higher level vocational course, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Completing this course and gaining this qualification enables you to enter the industry as a trained professional.

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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