Hackney Community College

Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Hackney Community College
In Hackney

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Typology A Level
Location Hackney
Start September
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  • Hackney
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Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
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Programme outline
As a second year apprentice or trainee, you will learn the following: basic specialist decorative effects, specialist decorating tools and their uses, cleaning and maintenance, trade level painting and wall papering techniques and about the materials that you will use. You will also learn how to use portable power tools, how to work safely – including working from height using access equipment. You will further explore the building team and how it works together as a team and how to communicate and work effectively with others. Additionally you will further explore building methods and construction technology as part of this course and learn how to quantify materials required for the work you will be expected to do.
What do I need to get on the course?
Level 1 Diploma in Painting and...

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Hackney (London)
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Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, N1 6HQ


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What you'll learn on the course

Team Training
IT for adults
Painting and Decorating

Course programme

Where do I go if I have further questions? Prospective students can contact the course information team on 020 7613 9123. Or, you can email them: info@hackney.ac.uk. How much will it cost? Don’t worry about the cost of learning! We can help and advise you. For 16-18 year-olds, your tuition will be free and you may be able to get discounted travel with Transport for London student travel cards. 19+: Adults on many courses are eligible for Government funding for some or all of the fee. Adults aged 19-23 are eligible for Government funding up to and including their first full level 3 qualification, and after that they may access an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. Adults aged 24+ on a level 3+ course may take out an Advanced Learner Loan to cover tuition fees if the course is loan-fundable. If you do need to pay a fee, the College offers a number of ways to pay and can also advise you about financial support available to you. How do I enrol? For 16-18 year old students main enrolment is the day when GCSE results are released (August). However, early enrolment does take place during the summer. Please contact our central admissions department for details on 020 7613 9123 or by email: info@hackney.ac.uk. For adults our main enrolment week is the last week in August. Student success Last year’s success rate was 82%, compared to 79% nationally. What's the time commitment You need to commit to the full 36 weeks of study, have a positive and enthusiastic approach to learning a trade skill and have 100% attendance. Much of the learning on the course will take place at College, with some assignments undertaken through accessing the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Where do I go? Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, London N1 6HQ. Visit the “How to find us” page on our website for directions. Support for you Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues. The college experience Based in the heart of Hoxton, our Shoreditch Campus is a great place to study. It’s spacious, with well-thought out study facilities – plus outdoor and indoor social areas to catch up with friends. Students from many different backgrounds come to HCC and achieve – so you’re bound to fit in. Last year, 91% of our students said they’d recommend us to a friend. 83% said the college was a friendly place to study, 79% planned to progress onto another course with us and 97% felt that HCC was a safe place to be. Information about the college HCC is an award-winning College (Queen’s Anniversary Prize, Beacon Awards Winner (two years running), London Education Partnership Awards, TES 2012 FE Awards Winner, Investors in People GOLD award – and more!) Courses range from pre-entry level right up to post-graduate level.

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