Construction Craft: Painting and Decorating
Vocational • Level 2
About the course
This course provides students with the opportunity to further enhance both their practical and theoretical skills gained in previous academic years. As a student on this course you will gain practical skills in the following woodworking projects. This study area will require you to complete both internal and external exams, linked to each topic area. This programme of study will help you to develop and build on the skills learned in the previous academic year and support your focus on your chosen craft within painting and decorating. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience of; applying both water based and solvent based finishes, costing and estimation of materials, specialist wallpapering, including Wide vinyl and lincrusta., Specialist finishing including marbling and graining and also spray applications form part of this qualification..
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Awarded ByCity and Guilds
Location ByBurnley College
Successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma in Construction Craft programme with the appropriate level of GCSE Mathematics and English are required.
Students will be assessed on a range of practical skills with a practical end test. Additionally students will sit a range of modular exams linked to each of the theoretical elements of the programme.
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Advanced (Level 3) course or to an Apprenticeship in a trade related area. When you have completed your studies other courses that are available include HNC/D in Construction or other University study. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed painter and decorator, site-supervisor, or could lead to a career in construction management.
You will be required to have your own Personal Protective Equipment while working in the workshop areas
Extra curricular activities
You will have the opportunity to be entered for the national competition Skillbuild. Success may lead to entry into international competition at Worldskills. You will have the opportunity to visit a wide range of manufacturing and industry sites to see the development and use of state of the art equipment and materials.