Develop your knowledge in painting and decorating, from home!
This highly interactive programme allows you to understand the painting and decorating trade. It is developed in alignment with units from the Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting; National Occupational Standards (NOS) so can be used for study towards certification.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in painting and decorating, this interactive programme is ideal for:
Students who are currently working in the painting and decorating industry and want to boost their skills
Learners who want to learn by an interactive programme
Those who are thinking of taking up a career within the painting and decorating industry, but want to make sure it’s right for them
This painting and decorating programme enables you to:
Learn about the role of the painter and decorator and what tools they work with
Know the preparation procedures needed for painting and papering different surfaces
Recognise the correct materials used for a project
Engage in a 3D virtual reality scenario to enhance learning
Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.
Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: Tools and Materials
Tools and Equipment
Paints and Thinners
Wall Hangings and Adhesives
Storing and Disposing of Tools and Materials
Module 3: Preparation
Preparing Wood Surfaces
Preparing Plastered and Rendered Surfaces
Preparing Metal Surfaces
Module 4: Painting
Module 5: Hanging Wall Coverings
The Starting Point
Cutting and Pasting the Paper
Hanging Paper on Walls
Hanging Paper to Ceilings
Module 6: End Test
Questions to test understanding of the theory covered in the tutorial modules.
An interactive 3D virtual reality scenario.
Using the information you have learnt from the tutorials, you will then take on a 3D reality scenario that tests your knowledge of painting and decorating. Once completed, a report can be printed, which will provide your score.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You will study this course on a computer, through highly interactive multimedia screens comprised of text, 3D graphics, 2D/3D animation, audio and an end test. This is a self-study course which is ideal for those who enjoy learning and are not interested in obtaining a formal qualification.
This course will give you an understanding of the plastering process and technical aspects of the trade. It is developed in alignment with units from the Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting; National Occupational Standards (NOS) so can be used for study towards certification. This course does not give you a formal qualification.
course questions & answers
Will the software work on any computer?
The plastering software will only work on computers which run Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 and have Internet Explorer 8 or above. In addition to this you will also need:
Single 2GHz processor
1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution
Sound card and speakers/headphones
Broadband Internet Connection
What are the internet browser requirements for this course?
For the software to work on your computer you will need to have the following internet browser requirements:
Only available to UK residents over 18 and in part or full-time employment subject to terms and conditions.
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