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What's covered?

This one year foundation course will give you a good grounding in painting and decorating skills. Following successful completion of Diploma Level 1 and a reference from your course tutor, you can progress to the Diploma Level 2. If you can secure a job as a painter, you could gain an NVQ Level 2.

Topics covered include:

  • Basic Preparation
  • Water and Oil Based Painting by Brush and Roller
  • Basic Paper Hanging
  • Basic Decorative Techniques

What do you need?

You will need minimum of three GCSE at grade 2 or above

How you are assessed

You will be required to complete practical and theory tasks, unit end tests followed by an online exam and practical phase test.

How Long?

1 Year

What course next?

Following successful completion of Diploma 1 and a reference from your course tutor, you can progress to the Diploma 2. If you can secure a job as a painter you could gain an NVQ level 2

What could this lead to?

A career as a painter and decorator.

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