Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.
What skills and qualities do I need?
- Outstanding commitment and enthusiasm
- Good eye for detail
- Outstanding attendance and punctuality
What will I study?
- Unit 201 Principles of construction
- Unit 202 Access equipment
- Unit 203 Preparation of surfaces for decoration
- Unit 204 Application of surface coatings
- Unit 205 Application of papers to walls and ceilings
- Unit 206 Producing decorative colour effects
How will I be assessed?
- 003 or 503 Level 2 Painting and Decorating - Theory exam
- 004 Level 2 Painting and Decorating - Synoptic assignment
- 820 Employer involvement
What could it lead to?
This qualification will allow you to progress into employment or onto the Level 3 Advanced Technical/Diploma in Painting and Decorating. This will allow you to enhance the skills and knowledge that you have gained at Level 2, to progress into higher job roles such as an advanced craft painter and decorator.
This qualification could also lead you to an apprenticeship in construction. There are a number of new and exciting apprenticeships currently being developed in construction, including painting and decorating, so you could progress to be an apprentice working as a painter and decorator.
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