Level 1 Painting and Decorating

This programme is the first step to gaining a qualification in the Construction Industry, specifically in the role of Painter & Decorator.

The course covers the following units:

The course covers the following units:

Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries

Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others

Knowledge of construction technology

Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms

Prepare common surface types for decoration

Apply basic paint systems by brush and roller

Apply foundation and plain papers

Produce standard decorative finishes
An Individual Learning Plan will be designed for your needs

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will work with the latest industry tooling as used by Painting and Decorating specialists including Hamilton’s, Mirka & Festool.

On your course you will experience Industry talks, Industry visits and compete in various Skills Competitions

You will be encouraged to complete a C.V. and apply for Tameside College Apprenticeships within your chosen specialism and gain valuable work skills from work-experience placements.
Learners must have;

4 GCSE’s grades D – G or 1 -3 (Must include English or Maths)

Successful interview with a Painting & Decorating tutor

A genuine interest in the subject

Good communication skills

A hardworking approach towards the industry
CSkills Awards Diploma Level 2 Painting & Decorating

NVQ Diploma Level 2 Painting & Decorating (Apprenticeship)


Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.

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