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Construction Training Courses & Assessments:

Level 1 Painting & Decorating.

Course Overview:

The Level 1 Painting & Decorating course is designed to prepare candidates wishing to enter the industry with the
knowledge, skills and competence required and has been specifically developed for delivery in our purpose built
training centre using simulated conditions.

Who is this training course for?

No prior training is required for this course which is open to both male and female candidates aged 16
years and over.

Course Duration:

Either 2 weekends (4 days, Saturday and Sunday 8:30am to 5:00pm) or 5 days Monday to Friday from 9:00am to
4:00pm.

Topic Areas Covered:

? Health & Safety requirements.     ? Measurement and planning.
? Scrape and smooth work surfaces.  ? Applying emulsion to wall surfaces.
? Fill and smooth cracks.           ? Preparing wooden surfaces.
? Apply wallpaper correctly.        ? Applying Primer, Undercoat and gloss with brushes and rollers.

Training & Assessment methods:

This is a 100% hands-on practical training course and candidates will be involved at every stage of the course.

Course Achievements:

Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competence to allow them to move onto higher level
training and assessment.

Progression Routes:

Successful candidates will gain the knowledge, skills and competence to allow them to move onto higher level
training and assessment such as Level 2 VRQ Diploma in Painting & Decorating.

Additional Information:

Candidates undertaking this course are required to wear suitable clothing and safety footwear.

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