Level 1 Diploma

Painting and Decorating

This course is a great starting point for those who are looking to have a career in painting and decorating. You will develop an understanding of the basics of construction technology as well as learn how to prepare surfaces for decoration.

You will gain a broad insight into the construction industry as a whole whilst gaining the skills and knowledge you need to start work or progress on to further training.

What will I study?

  • Apply paints by brush and roller
  • Apply foundation and plain papers
  • Prepare surfaces for decoration
  • Produce decorative finishes
  • Construction technology
  • Carrt out safe working in Construction
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in Maths and English depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

  • Some GCSEs at grade 2 or above
  • Practical ability

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

  • Progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating, or
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating

Career options

  • Quality Trades Person
  • General Foreman
  • Site Manager
  • Surveyor
  • Project Manager