Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate

25031W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 05/09/2022
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

A career in painting and decorating can be diverse and rewarding. This industry requires a high level of skill and precision. You will need a steady hand and a head for heights to use ladders and working platforms for internal and external duties. This course suits students who would like to develop their skills and knowledge in this interesting trade. You will be supported by experienced and enthusiastic tutors who will help you achieve your goal.

What will I study?

This course consists of practical and theoretical study. Learners progress onto this course from Level 1. Learners will carry out safe working practices in construction, use information quantities and communicate with others, learn building methods and construction technology, prepare surfaces for decoration, apply paint systems by brush and roller, apply standard papers to walls and ceilings, apply water borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via practical skills and the underpinning theoretical knowledge, including short tests, subject assignments, a health and safety test and an externally set theoretical knowledge test.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 GCSE subjects graded 9-3 or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Students can progress onto a joinery apprenticeship or the Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.

Other Information

You will need a basic kit, overalls and safety boots. If you are 16-18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free-bus-pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
£497.00 Yes No

Exam Fee

£119.00

Painters and Decorators

Those working in this unit group apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other protective and decorative materials to interior and exterior walls and surfaces, paint designs on wood, glass, metal, plastics and other materials, and stain, wax and french polish wood surfaces by hand.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

11.19%
FALL in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£18,097
Entry
£26,917
Median
£40,378
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Stains, waxes and french polishes wood surfaces by hand.
  • Mixes adhesive or removes self-adhesive backing and positions covering material on wall, matching up patterns where appropriate and removing wrinkles and air bubbles by hand or brush.
  • Applies primer, undercoat and finishing coat(s) using brush, roller, or spray equipment.
  • Prepares surfaces by cleaning, sanding and filling cracks and holes with appropriate filler.
  • Erects working platform or scaffolding up to five metres in height.

Knowledge

Customer and Personal Service Building and Construction English Language Administration and Management Mathematics Clerical Transportation Public Safety and Security

Skills

Monitoring Active Listening Learning Strategies Speaking Critical Thinking Active Learning Reading Comprehension
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