Part Time:

Level 1 Construction Skills – Painting and Decorating

Course Details

Entry Requirements

Positive attitude and commitment to complete the qualification. Suitability to the course will also be considered during an interview with a member of the Construction or Student Services Team, which will involve an aptitude and skills assessment.


This is a course for students looking to improve their skills in painting and decorating with the aim of finding employment in this area of the construction industry. You will develop your skills by undertaking a range of practical workshop activities, and gain an understanding of supporting theoretical knowledge. Technical units you will complete include:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller to non complex areas
  • Applying foundation and plain papers
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes


You can progress to Level 2 Painting & Decorating, an Apprenticeship or employment. Alternatively, you could find employment as a painter and decorator on domestic, commercial properties for maintenance or new developments.
Level 1 Course


12 Weeks

Start Dates

27.03.2019 – 03.07.2019 | Wed | 18:00 – 20:00

Course Cost

Please note that the fee indicated can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Funding Information

You may be eligible to receive fee remission or a loan for this course. Please contact our Enrolments Team on 01329 815 171 for more information or email them below.


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