Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting Occupations

Painting and Decorating
Level 2
3 Months

Painters and decorators apply paint and wallpaper to the inside of buildings and paint and add protective coverings to wall exteriors. They work indoors and outdoors, decorating people’s homes, new and old buildings, commercial and industrial premises. They often work from a ladder, elevated platform, suspended cradle or scaffolding. A large part of a painter’s time is spent preparing the surfaces they are going to decorate. Painters and decorators apply paint by brush, roller or spraying equipment.

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for workers within the Painting & Decorating trade to gain a recognised qualification.
To enroll on this course all candidates must be 19 years or older with at least 12 months experience within the trade.

Course Contents

  • Induction to the programme
  • Confirming to general health, safety & welfare
  • Confirming to working practices
  • Moving, handling & storing resources
  • Erecting and Dismantling access/working platforms
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller


The Assessment methods include:

  • Practical Assessment in the work setting
  • Opportunities to access group training
  • Individualised study

This qualification allows the operative to gain their NVQ Level 2 City & Guilds certificate which will enable them to apply & obtain their blue skilled workers card (CSCS card) – either online or by post.

Dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer. Our NVQ qualifications are delivered using various proven methods:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Career planning
  • Assessment Delivery


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year established2005year established
number of clients791number of clients
apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes929NVQ learners on programmes

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