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Introduction to Painting and Decorating (City and Guilds) Diploma

Borders College

Venues

Tweedbank Campus

Content

This full time introductory course follows a programme that is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge of Painting and Decorating such as Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication, Erecting and Dismantling Access equipment and Work Platforms, Preparing Surfaces for Decoration, Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller to Non-Complex Areas, Applying Foundation and Plain Papers, Producing Specialist Decorative Finishes and Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction. Core Skills for working in the construction industry are an essential, timetabled part of this course.

Entry Requirements

Subject to a satisfactory interview.

Progression Routes

Students who complete the course will have the opportunity to apply for the City & Guilds Level 6 course in Painting and Decorating or, if they find employment, the participant could return to College to gain a PDA/SVQ at SCQF Level 6 in Painting and Decorating.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Construction

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

Landscape Architecture

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