Level 1 Painting & Decorating

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: Level 1 Introduction to Basic Construction Skills qualification and GCSE's E-F in English and maths. Good school report for attendance and attitude to work and completion of SCCH ‘Get to know you and Assessment day'

What will I learn?

If you are thinking of a career in the Painting and Decorating industry then this course will give you all the basic skills you need to get started.

During the course you will gain an insight into the variety of buildings and structures that painters and decorators work on. You will be able to learn some of the fundamental techniques that are used in the industry and practice them in our purpose built workshop. You will learn how to prepare surfaces for decorating, apply paint using a brush or roller, and how to paste and hang paper. English and maths is an important part of this course

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction
  • 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

Assessments will take place throughout the duration of the course. Practical tasks will make up 60% of the assessment, coursework will make up 10% and 30% will be made up of exams. Constructive feedback from your tutor will help you to improve and progress towards recognised industrial standards.

What could I progress on to?

On completion of the course you can progress onto the Level 2 Painting and Decorating or start an apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating.

With additional training you may wish to start a career in the industry as a Painter and decorator

A range of specified PPE and a basic painting kit and equipment will be required for this course and will cost approximately £30.

The PPE required will consist of safety boots, white bib and brace overalls and navy/black polo shirt. There are also a number of opportunities throughout the year for various construction related trips which may also incur a cost.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

  • Course code 13208
    Course name Level 1 Diploma in Painting & Decorating
    Campus Ore Valley
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 11/09/17
    Duration 36 week (s)

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