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Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

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Course overview

Develop the skills needed to begin a career within in the painting and decorating industry.

Course information

This course will provide learners with a comprehensive skill set, preparing you for employment.

This qualification includes three core units:

  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Information, quantities and communication
  • Construction technology

The practical areas of study are:

  • Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
  • Prepare surfaces for protection and decoration
  • Apply coatings by brush and roller
  • Apply wall coverings to ceilings and walls
  • Produce advanced decorative finishes
  • Carry out specialist architectural feature work
  • Apply water-borne paint systems using airless equipment

Throughout the course, you will learn a wide variety of skills and techniques in our well-equipped workshops. And you will have the opportunity to take part in national skills competitions and work on community projects.