Entry requirements

Applicants for the Level 1 Diploma should ideally have a minimum of 4 Ds at GCSE and will be assessed and interviewed prior to acceptance on to the course. Level 1 must be completed before progressing to the Level 2 Diploma.


The Diploma courses in Painting and Decorating are each one year in duration.

What will I study?

Level 1 units include:

All students will be expected to work towards completion of a Level 2 English and Maths qualification (as required) alongside this course to enable progression onto the Level 2 Diploma.

Level 2 units include:

How will I be assessed?

Continuous practical assessment with end of year assignments.

What could it lead to?

On completion of the Diplomas students can progress onto an apprenticeship.