Painting & Decorating
Level 1 & 2


Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Painting & Decorating

Attendance:

Part-time

Qualification:

Level 1 Award/Certificate/Diploma
Level 2 Diploma

Course Start:

Flexible

Course Length:

6 to 23 weeks

Location:

Millwright Street Campus

Cost:

Level 1 Award - £245
Level 1 Certificate - £860
Level 1 Diploma - £1,105
Level 2 - £1,231


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What's it all about?

This course is aimed at those aged 19+ who are interested in a career in the painting & decorating industry or who simply want to gain some skills in this area.
The course covers the following units:

Level 1 Diploma

  • Carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
  • Prepare surfaces for decoration
  • Apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • Apply foundation and plain papers
  • Produce specialist decorative finishes
  • Prepare for and paint flush doors and hang wallpaper

Level 2 Diploma

  • Carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Prepare surfaces for decoration
  • Apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • Apply standard papers to walls and ceilings
  • Produce specialist decorative finishes
  • Apply waterborne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
  • Prepare for and decorate a room including doors and balusters

Next steps

After completing the Level 1 course there are a number of options available, depending on your final grade you could move onto an apprenticeship, a Level 2 or Level 3 Certificate/Diploma or seek employment.


Further information

This is a Skill Start course.

You will complete a one day taster and if you enjoy the course and qualify, you can progress onto a 6 week course.

The 6 week course will give you an introduction into your chosen trade area. After this you will have the option to progress onto a longer programme studying towards a Level 1 Diploma.

Level 1 Award & Certificate – no entry requirements, length of course is 6 weeks

Level Diploma – no entry requirements, length of course is 17 weeks (if you have completed the award) or 23 weeks

Fee waivers could be available.

Get in Touch

To find out more or book a place call the course booking team on 0113 222 6014 or email craft@lcb.ac.uk

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