Level 2

Painting & Decorating


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2023


Adult 19+

Build on the skills learnt at level 1 of the Diploma to improve your knowledge, your qualifications and your employability!

During Level 2 you'll learn:

  • Higher-level paper-hanging (wallpapering) skills
  • About different types of wallpaper and how to hang them
  • How to paint walls using a powerful HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure) spray unit
  • How to master graining and marbling techniques

You'll be assessed at points during the course. There's also a practical and theory assessment at the end of the year.

Successful completion of Level 1 of the Diploma, or equivalent.

Having successfully completed Level 2, you can move on to Level 3. Getting work experience can lead to a full NVQ qualification.

Alternatively you can get work in the trade, or start your own painting & decorating business.

Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.