September 2016 – June 2017
This course involves 3-4 days of attendance and will cover:
• Preparing surfaces for painting and decorating
• Apply paint by brush and roller
• Applying foundation and plain papers
The training is very practical from the start, which means you’ll be improving your painting and decorating skills most days.
In addition to the practical training, your teacher will guide you through some theory on health and safety, the different types of paint and their effects, principles of communication on a construction site.
The Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating is made of eight units that cover a wide range of skills. This diploma is a technical certificate within the construction building apprenticeship framework.
Costs and Financial Support
The course is FREE to students ages 16-19. There are also NO costs for tools, materials or equipment. Students may also be eligible for a weekly bursary payment to cover travel and food expenses. As this is a full-time course, parents / carers will be eligible for child related benefits.
There are many options for progression from the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating, including the Level 2 NVQ qualification, or the Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.