Construction

Painting and Decorating Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This one year study programme starts in September

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

You will achieve
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
  • GCSE/Functional Skills in Maths and English

Last updated: 10th Oct 2018

Course overview

Painters and decorators use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces. These surfaces could include plaster, metal and wood. Painters and decorators work on a variety of jobs which require a different set of skills and techniques. You could be painting and decorating a house or large commercial buildings. If you like practical work and enjoy being artistic, this could be a perfect career for you. This practical course will equip you with the specialist techniques in painting and decorating.

Course content

You will study the following mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
  • Applying hangings to walls and ceilings
  • Producing specialist finishes for painted decorative work
  • Producing specialist architectural finishes for decorative work
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using airless equipment
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • You will complete 60 hours of work placement which will give you valuable work place experience.
  • A full tutorial programme to improve your employability skills and support you through your course.

Yuo can view the full course specifications by clicking on the link below:

http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticeships/construction/construction/6707-painting-and-decorating#tab=information

How will I be assessed?

Throughout the study programme your work will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Achieving this Diploma means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry.

What equipment will I need?

Work boots, gloves and eye protection will need to be purchased prior to starting your course, financial assistance may be available.

Where will I study?

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

Successful completion of this Level 3 study programme could lead to progressing to our Higher Education programme such as the HNC/HND in Construction and the Built Environment and finally a BSc in Project Management. Alternatively, you could use the qualification to improve your chances of gaining an Apprenticeship which will give you valuable work experience.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Painting and Decorating Level 3 Full-time