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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 www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions

Although the government has announced that exams will not be going ahead this summer, we are committed to ensuring that all students who apply to join us this year will be able to do so. We therefore want to reassure you that you have nothing to worry about with regards to applying for one of our programmes starting in September 2020. We are committed to ensuring that the challenges of the current situation will not prevent our future students from achieving their full potential, we are with you every step of the way. To apply online, select the 'Apply' button. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen

What qualifications will I gain?

• Painting and Decorating City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma • Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Test AND • English and maths qualifications if required