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Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED APPRENTICESHIP IN PAINTING & DECORATING
Course Overview

This is a one year course and is designed to give students a higher qualification in painting and decorating and in a specialised area within the trade it will provide the knowledge, skills and understanding of the level. Wallpapering is an essential element within the work place.

Course Length: 12 months
Course Location: Workplace plus 1 day a week at college
Course Fee: If applicable
Start Date: Flexible

Course Content

1. Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Application of paint systems by brush and roller
  • Apply papers to wall and ceilings
  • Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes
  • Know how to carry out specialist architectural feature work
  • Know how to apply water-borne paint systems using air-less equipment
  • Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration¬†

2. Level 3 NVQ in Painting & Decorating

Mandatory Units:

  • Confirm work activities and resources for the work
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Confirm the occupational method of work
  • Apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • Hang wall covering to complex surface

Plus one of the following Optional Units:

  • Hang wide-width vinyls
  • Apply coatings by air spray method
  • Produce replica quality grained and marble finishes
  • Apply metal leaf to surfaces
  • Produce comb textured finishes

3. Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 2)

English and Maths
If you are aged under 19 and if you do not hold a GCSE grade C or higher in English and Maths, you will be required to work towards these qualifications.
Entry Requirements
Completion of Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Painting and Decorating and GCSEs or equivalent at A* - C

 

Assessment

This course is continually assessed through written and practical assignments and tests. NVQ work is assessed through documented evidence gathered from workplace activities.

Financial Information
If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free.
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.
Staged Payment
A staged payment plan is available to help with course fees.