Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Painting & decorating - Cskills Diploma in Painting and Decorating Level 2

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: East Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Demonstrable knowledge of maths, drawing skills and written communication Assessment: Practical assignments Qualification: CSKILLS Diploma in Painting and Decorating (Construction) Level 2 Awarding Body: Cskills

Why this course?

This course will teach you the skills you will need to work within the painting and decorating industry. You will practice in our workshop that simulates real working conditions. On successful completion, you can enter employment or progress onto Level 3.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CM0021-1C 13 Sep 2018 East Brighton Tuesday 9.00am - 4.30pm 36 weeks

The fee listed is the full course cost. Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances.

Course content

  • Safe working practices in construction
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms

This course is mostly practical work, however theory is also an important part of the course.

There are knowledge and understanding questions to be completed for each unit.

There is also a practical assignment – which includes preparing and painting flush doors and hanging wallpaper; this assessment must be successfully completed as well as a City & Guilds on-line exam at the end of the course.

Why the MET?

You will work in the purpose built Construction and Trades Centre in a real work environment with industry experience teachers.

You will be taught by highly-experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and industry experience between them. Our teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. 

What's next?

This course will lead on to the level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.

The Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating will allow you to gain entry to your chosen career of painting & decorating and will also give you a good understanding of general construction work.

Another important feature of the qualification is that it provides a progression route towards achieving a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ).

What's next?

This course is mostly practical work, however theory is also an important part of the course.

There are knowledge and understanding questions to be completed for each unit. 

There is also a practical assignment – which includes preparing and painting flush doors and hanging wallpaper; this assessment must be successfully completed as well as a City & Guilds on-line exam at the end of the course.

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