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This NVQ Level 3 Decorative Finishing & Painting Occupations – Painting & Decorating course has been designed to cater to painting and finishing professionals at work in the construction industry. Learners will gain a standard of expertise and competence that’s expected by the industry, along with a vocational qualification that’ll demonstrate that competence to would-be employers.

Who is this NVQ 3 Painting & Decorating Course For?

If you’re a painter or decorator looking to obtain a Gold Advanced Craft Card, then this NVQ Level 3 painting and decorating course will provide a fantastic route toward that goal. You’ll need to be employed, and at least sixteen years old, in order to be considered.

Course Content

This NVQ is structured in a similar way to the other NVQs we offer. At the centre are seven mandatory units, which provide a broad base of knowledge for painters and finishers:

  • Maintaining and Developing Good Occupational Working Relationships
  • Dismantling and Erecting Access Working Platforms
  • Applying Paint Systems to Complex Surfaces by Brush
  • Confirming Resources and Work Activities for an Occupational Work Area
  • Confirming the Occupational Method of Work
  • Preparing Surfaces for Painting and Decorating
  • Conforming to General Health, Welfare and Safety

Learners will also need to complete one of the following two units:

  • Hanging Wide-width Vinyls in the Workplace
  • Hanging Standard Paper Wall Coverings

And finally, one from the following fourteen:

  • Applying Coatings by the Air Spray Method
  • Hanging Wall Coverings to Complex Surfaces
  • Producing Comb Textured Finishes
  • Installing Decorative Mouldings and Coving
  • Producing Broken Colour Work
  • Producing Straight Edge Grained Effects
  • Producing Marbling Effects
  • Applying and Producing Complex Stencils
  • Hanging Specialised Paper Wall Coverings
  • Applying Metal Leaf to Surfaces
  • Applying Coatings to Produce Textured Finishes
  • Producing Stencil Designs using Pre-cut Stencil Plates
  • Producing Quality Replica Grained Finishes
  • Producing Quality Replica Marble Finishes