Cskills Awards L3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating (Construction) - Decorative Finishing

Qualification code: QUA828
Qualification Regulation Number (QRN): 600/7237/4

Qualification overview

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating - Decorative Finishing qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment; this means you need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating within the construction industry or progress onto further learning.

This qualification supports the Learner to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge. Although part of an apprenticeship, this qualification is available outside of an apprenticeship where either the learner’s circumstances prevent them undertaking a full apprenticeship or where their prior skills and knowledge mean they do not require all components of the apprenticeship. In addition, industry will accept the qualification on its own as entry to a job role.

The learner will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory units:
- Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace
- Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
- Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
- Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
- Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
- Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
- Applying Paint Systems to Complex Surfaces by Brush in the Workplace

The learner will also learn key practical skills and knowledge in two of the following optional units:
- Hanging Wide-width Vinyls in the Workplace
- Hanging Standard Paper Wallcoverings in the Workplace
- Applying Coatings by the Airless Spray Method in the Workplace
- Applying Coating by the Air Spray Method in the Workplace
- Producing and Applying Complex Stencil Designs in the Workplace
- Hanging Wallcoverings to Complex Surfaces in the Workplace
- Hanging Specialised Paper Wallcovering in the Workplace
- Applying Metal Leaf to Surfaces in the Workplace
- Producing Comb Textured Finishes in the Workplace
- Producing Straight Grained Effects in the Workplace
- Producing Marbling Effects in the Workplace
- Producing Quality Replica Grained Finishes in the Workplace
- Producing Quality Replica Marble Finishes in the Workplace
- Installing Coving and Decorative Mouldings in the Workplace
- Applying Coatings to Produce Textured Finishes in the Workplace
- Producing Broken Colour Effects in the Workplace
- Producing Stencil Designs using Pre-cut Stencil Plates in the Workplace

Within this occupational area we offer other qualifications with a similar name:
NVQ’s:
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations - Industrial Painter
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations - Painter

These NVQ qualifications request the learner to demonstrate, in a real workplace environment, that you are competent against a set of performance statements. You are assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you through your programme of learning.

Training Qualifications:
- Level 1 Certificate in Painting and Decorating
- Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
- Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
- Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

These qualifications have been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in a particular area in the construction industry or progress to further training.

This qualification and the units which form it have been designed to sit within the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which is regulated by Ofqual. The QCF is a framework designed to support a demand-led approach to skills based on the building up and transfer of credit awarded for learning in a flexible, responsive and inclusive manner.

This qualification is supported by federation PDA. For more information about PDA please refer to the supporting document within the toolbox below.


Unit details

Unit code Title
QCF209v2 Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
QCF210v2 Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
QCF211v2 Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
QCF250C Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace
QCF332v2 Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
QCF333Bv2 Applying Paint Systems to Complex Surfaces by Brush in the Workplace
QCF641 Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
QCF336v2 Hanging Standard Paper Wallcoverings in the Workplace
QCF337v2 Hanging Wide-width Vinyls in the Workplace
QCF339v2 Applying Coatings by the Airless Spray Method in the Workplace
QCF340v2 Applying Coating by the Air Spray Method in the Workplace
QCF342v2 Producing and Applying Complex Stencil Designs in the Workplace
QCF343v2 Hanging Wallcoverings to Complex Surfaces in the Workplace
QCF346v2 Hanging Specialised Paper Wallcovering in the Workplace
QCF347v2 Producing Comb Textured Finishes in the Workplace
QCF348v2 Applying Metal Leaf to Surfaces in the Workplace
QCF646 Installing Coving and Decorative Mouldings in the Workplace
QCF647 Applying Coatings to Produce Textured Finishes in the Workplace
QCF648 Producing Broken Colour Effects in the Workplace
QCF649 Producing Stencil Designs using Pre-cut Stencil Plates in the Workplace
QCF650 Producing Straight Grained Effects in the Workplace
QCF651 Producing Quality Replica Grained Finishes in the Workplace
QCF652 Producing Marbling Effects in the Workplace
QCF653 Producing Quality Replica Marble Finishes in the Workplace