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Construction & the Built Environment

Painting and Decorating Diploma - R074

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2

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This course will develop your basic painting and decorating skills to further enhance your practical skills. On completion you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma.

Course Details

Students will complete the following units for both practical and job knowledge:

  • 230: Creating and applying colour
  • 201: Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • 202: Principles of building, construction, information and communication
  • 220: Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • 215: Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • 216: Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • 217: Applying standard papers
  • 218: Producing specialist decorative finishes
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and successful completion of a skills test.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or 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

Students will be expected to supply their own steel toe capped footwear, white bib and brace overalls, a note pad and pen. A workbook is provided for each student.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

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?

Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to NVQ level 2 Painting and Decorating (if you gain an apprenticeship) or the Level 3 Diploma Painting and Decorating.

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Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 26th June 2020REF R074L001

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:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 13:00 Wirral Waters
Tuesday 09:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 09:00 — 17:00 Wirral Waters

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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