Painting & Decorating Level 1 Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College
This course suits those considering entering the building industry who would like to learn painting and decorating. The course is developed to introduce first-time entrants to the skill of painting and decorating.
This course consists of practical tasks with theoretical study. Students learn the underpinning knowledge to achieve the Painting & Decorating Level 1 Diploma. A Diploma can be upgraded to a full apprenticeship as and when employment is gained. Learners will: carry out safe working practices in construction, read key industrial information, work with quantities and communicate with others, learn building methods and construction technology, prepare surfaces for decoration, apply paint systems by brush and roller, apply foundation and plain papers and produce specialist decorative finishes.
A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 GCSE subjects or equivalent
Assessment is by a set theoretical knowledge test taken at the College. Students also meet regularly with tutors to help plan studies and to discuss progress.
Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.
This can lead to the Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma and/or NVQ level two qualifications after employment.
You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who are all trade qualified who will help you achieve your goal. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.