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Painting and Decorating - August Start NPA

(SCQF level 5)

Construction Crafts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

On this course you'll study the practical and theoretical aspects of Painting and Decorating, which will prepare you for working in the Construction Industry. You'll also develop transferable skills such as numeracy and efficient working practices which will help you to get a job in this field.

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You'll receive a National Progression Award in Construction from Scottish Qualification Authority on successful completion of this course; this is a recognised National Qualification in Construction.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You must demonstrate an interest in Painting and Decorating; OR
  • Experience in a building related occupation; OR
  • One National 4 level qualification, preferably in English, Maths, or a Science subject or equivalent; OR
  • Industry experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area

What you study

  • Health and Safety in a Construction Environment.
  • Preparing and Painting Surfaces.
  • Decorative Painting.
  • Decorative Treatments.
  • Prepare and Hang Lining Paper.
  • Colour Practice: Painting and Decorating.
  • Paperhanging: Patterned Paper.
  • Numeracy.
  • Sustainability.
  • Construction Occupation Practices.

After the course

Careers

This course will help prepare you for a career in Painting and Decorating

Continuing study

There may also be the opportunity to progress onto other National Qualification courses.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019
    End Date:
    20th Dec 2019
  • Location:
    City Campus