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Painting and Decorating (Level 3)

What will I study?

You will develop complex painting and decorating knowledge and skills, in addition to preparing you for first line supervisory roles within the construction industry. The qualification will cover: principles of organising; planning and pricing construction work; health safety and welfare in construction; erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms; 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 and applying water-borne paint systems using High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) spray equipment.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

This Level 3 qualification can help you find employment, or an apprenticeship in painting and decorating and/or first line supervisory roles.

Are there any additional costs?

• Personal protective equipment for the course (PPE)
approx. £30
• Textbooks approx. £20.
• Basic tool kit approx. £50
• You will also be required to pay approx. £40 to take a CSCS test. This will allow you to complete the mandatory 30 hours work experience required as part of this study programme

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

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What qualifications will I gain?

• Painting & Decorating NOCN- CSkills Award Level 3 Diploma • Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) test • English & maths qualifications if required.