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Painting and Decorating (Construction Pre-Apprenticeship) (NPA)

Edinburgh College

Venues

Granton Campus

Content

The National Progression Award (NPA) in painting and Decorating is ideal if you are interested in pursuing a career in this or a related construction occupations. It will also provide you the skills you will need to enter this industry. You will be encouraged to gain a work placement during the course and opportunities for progression will be made available through CITB.

Course includes:
Health and safety in the construction industry; Technical drawing/computer aided design (CAD); Information technology; Decorative painting and finishes; Plastering; Carpentry and joinery. The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Entry Requirements

English and Maths at National 4.

Progression Routes

This course provides the underpinning knowledge required to continue Further Education in construction or seek an apprenticeship within the industry. Painter and Decorator

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Construction Trades

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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