Title

Construction & the Built Environment

Construction Skills Certificate - Painting and Decorating - R264

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 1 Duration 36 weeks

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Training and developing practical skills whilst demonstrating the application of safe practice, progress is constantly monitored against set targets and practical tasks sheets which outline standards and expectations. Theory sessions underpin the benefits of applying different techniques whilst target setting and written feedback of students work will ensure students are prepared for online exams.

Course Details

Participate in practical activities that develop specialist techniques specific to Painting and Decorating, theory sessions outline the application of safe practices within the construction industry whilst developing an understanding of the materials and equipment used in Painting and Decorating and across other trades clarifying the sequential order when designing structures and planning projects on site.

Entry Guidelines

Relevant Entry Level qualification or 3 GCSEs at Grade 2/E or above.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Steel toe capped boots.

Assessment Method

Observation of practical tasks and written knowledge tests.

Additional Information

PPE must be worn at all times in college and all students must arrive at sessions on time, prepared and ready to learn with pens, paper etc.

All students must be fully committed to attend every element of their study programme, Vocational, English, maths and Work Experience.

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.

Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (grade 4 or above)
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
Where can I progress to?

Completion of a Level 1 programme will prepare students for progression at Level 2.

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Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF R264M001

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 13:30 — 16:30 Wirral Waters
Friday 10:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Starting 31st August 2021 - Ending - 24th June 2022REF R264N001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


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