This course is designed for persons aged 16+. This qualification will enable you to acquire skills in Decorating whilst seeking employment as a Painter and Decorator.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 1 (G) or above including English and Maths

  • Or progression from Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Health and Safety

  • Tool Identification

  • Carry out Safe Working Practices in Construction

  • Handle and Store Materials

  • Prepare Surfaces for Decoration

  • Painting a Flush Door

  • Painting a Door Frame/Skirting/Window Frame

  • Painting and Papering a Flush Wall Area

Your course will be assessed via:


  • Observation of your practical work by a qualified assessor

  • Your industry knowledge will be assessed by short question papers, which will take place throughout your programme of study

  • Multiple choice online examination x2

This course will lead to progression onto the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and decorating, employment or an Apprenticeship.

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