Painting and Decorating (L1 Diploma)

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

The one-year course is ideal for learners who have an interest in painting and decorating and who are willing to build knowledge and skills through extensive high quality training.

You will cover a range of painting and decorating techniques at a foundation level. You will develop the expertise to work independently and establish a firm understanding of foundation decorative effects. It covers the following skills:

  • Health and safety
  • Principles of construction
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • Applying foundation and plain papers
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of the community
  • Skills activities
  • English and maths

Updated November 2019

Entry Requirements

Subject to interview based on GCSEs, equivalent qualifications and own merit.

All learners will need to undertake an industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required. Respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation are the essential qualities we expect to see in all our learners.

Course Delivery

You will be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you will continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

The course is delivered by both practical sessions with excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions. You will be assessed via practical assignments, written assignments and multiple choice unit end tests.

Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.

Progression Opportunities

The Level 2 Diploma Painting and Decorating, an Apprenticeship or other employment.

Additional Information

All students are required to supply the necessary equipment to enable them to commence / complete classroom and workshop activities. These include: stationary; overalls; boots; safety glasses.

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