Painting and Decorating Modern Apprenticeship SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This programme is for those already in the construction industry. You will work towards the PDA Painting & Decorating – SCQF level 6.

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Entry requirements

  • Must be in relevant employment

  • Construction Skills (CITB) Test/Interview.

Content includes units such as -

  •     applying coatings to metal
  •     timber and cementitious surfaces
  •     foundation and plain colour schemes
  •     decorative effects
  •     colour schemes

How will I study my course?

  • Block release
  • Face-to-face

How long will my course last?

32 weeks block release over 4years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment throughout each unit.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

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How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • PDA Painting & Decorating – SCQF level 7
  • Eemployment within the construction industry.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Painting & Decorating Modern Apprenticeship SVQ3

Applications to be made by employers through the Training Contracts Team at Inverness College UHI. The Team can also be contacted for further course information on 01463 273401.

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