Level 1

Painting and Decorating


10 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Jan 2022


Adult 19+

Whether you're learning to decorate your home, or as the start of a new career, this short course will give you the painting and decorating skills needed to get started.

This course covers all of the basics to ensure you have the skills needed to decorate.

On successful completion of this course you'll be able to:

  • identify the tools and equipment needed for the job
  • set out your work area and use appropriate PPE
  • prepare decorating surfaces
  • apply wallpaper
  • clean and store your tools

You will be assessed through practical assessment of your work and understanding.

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking these qualifications. The qualifications can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.

You will learn from industry-experienced painting and decorating tutors. See the facilities you'll learn in by taking a virtual tour.

On successful completion of this course you'll be able to progress directly into employment or onto a Level 2 course in Painting and Decorating.

Where it can lead to

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.