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Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

This course is for those who want to develop a career within the painting and decorating industry.

You will build upon the skills you have previously gained at level 1 and provides the opportunity to gain valuable work experience alongside your course.

You'll learn how to apply paint by brush and roller, apply paper to walls and ceilings, prepare surfaces and how to produce specialist decorative finishes.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • Applying standard papers to ceilings and walls
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Knowledge of construction technology
  • Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes

In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.

How is it assessed?

During this course, you'll be assessed by a range of online and practical assessments.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have successfully completed a level 1 painting and decorating qualification and be on track to achieve grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above in English and maths.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2018), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the necessary skills to progress on to an apprenticeship within the construction industry or alternatively, secure employment.

Ref: Paul Daley

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Why study Construction with us?

Workplace Environment

You will develop your skills and knowledge in our impressive specialist workshops.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Showcase Your Skills

Take part in industry competitions like SkillBuild. Our students have won every year.

Excellent Progression

Your course can help you to secure an apprenticeship or a job in the industry.

Industry Links

We have strong links with employers such as Bagnalls Painting and Decorating.