Convener: Pieter Hattingh
This course is designed to introduce the learner to the world of construction. Construction is a very wide field and can be very confusing to someone who has never had...
What is this course about?
This course is designed to teach the basic skills of being a painter. The course will take learners through the basics principles and skills required to succeed in the painting and decorating industry.
Some of the skills taught in the course include:
Who should be doing this course?
This course will help anyone who wants to pursue a career in painting and decorating. The jobs targeted in this course is:
This course covers the following key learning outcomes:
Chapter 1 - What does a painter do?
Chapter 2 - Site Preparation
Chapter 3 - Surface preparation
Chapter 4 - Painting Procedures and Skills
Chapter 5 - Operations and Productivity
Chapter 6 - Project Close Out
How is your course mark calculated?
Your course mark is calculated using the average mark obtained in each of the Chapter tests. In order to pass this course, you must obtain a final course mark of at least 50%. This means that even if you fail a few of the chapter tests, if your test marks in the other chapter tests are high enough you will still be able to pass the course. Good Luck!
Study at your own pace!
We’ve created our courses to suit your busy life! The duration of this course is based on a student guide where one 300 – 500 word article is read per day, and the assessment is done on a separate day after the relevant articles have been reviewed. But you can do the course in your own time and at your own pace. If you choose to do two readings per day, it will take you half of the estimated time, four readings per day means doing the course in a quarter of the time etc. We leave that decision up to you!
In the 6 chapters of this course you'll be covering the following areas:
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