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Painting & Decorating

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This exciting e-learning programme is designed to give you an understanding of the painting and decorating trade. It covers the technicalities of painting & decorating as well as looking at sustainability, health and safety and functional skills in an interactive and visually engaging manner.

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This highly interactive programme is designed to give you an understanding of the painting & 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. It covers the technicalities of painting & decorating as well as looking at sustainability, health & safety and functional skills in an interactive and visually engaging manner.

The training programme is based on highly interactive multimedia screens comprised of text, 3D graphics, 2D/3D animation, audio and an end test. It is extremely engaging, clear and intuitive.

Once you have completed the tutorials, a 3D virtual reality scenario allows you to carry out painting & decorating in a safe practice area. A real life situation tests your ability and knowledge of painting & decorating. When complete, a printable report displays your score and detailed feedback about how well you performed.

The training facilitates learning and enhances the understanding of painting & decorating concepts as well as instilling good working practices. The main objectives of the programme are:

  • To give an understanding of the painting & decorating process
  • To cover technical aspects involved with the trade
  • To provide vital health and safety information
  • To provide an awareness of sustainability and environmental issues
  • To improve functional skills

BENEFITS

  • Understand the role of the painter / decorator in the working environment and have knowledge of some of the tools that will be used
  • Be able to explain the choice of materials for a project, calculate the correct quantities, source these from an appropriate supplier and identify the correct disposal method for waste materials
  • Understand the preparation required for painting and wall papering different surfaces
  • Know how to apply paint and wall paper to different surfaces and know the techniques to use for different situations.

MODULES AND TOPICS

The programme consists of the following modules:

  • Module 1: Getting Started
    Introduction, Communication.
  • 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, Wallpaper Preparation.
  • Module 4: Painting
    Colour Theory, Applying Paint.
  • 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.
  • Scenario
    An interactive 3D virtual reality scenario.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • PC only - Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Internet Explorer 8 (or above)
  • Single 2GHz processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution
  • Sound card and speakers/headphones
  • DVD-ROM Drive
  • Broadband Internet Connection*

*An active internet connection is only required to install any software plug-ins that may be required.

Internet browser requirements:

  • Internet Explorer 8+
  • JavaScript enabled
  • Pop-ups enabled
  • Cookies enabled
  • Adobe Flash Player 8+*
  • Unity Web Player*

*The programme automatically checks that the required software is installed on learner's system and will display installation instructions if required.

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