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?

There are no formal entry qualifications although you will be required to take a college assessment and interview. You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for painting and decorating at interview. You must also have a good level of physical fitness due to the nature of the course.

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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