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Painting & Decorating Level 2 at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This is a one year course for learners who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating. This qualification can also form part of the Modern Apprentice Framework.

Course content

You will carry out practical tasks and gain the underpinning knowledge in painting and decorating. The course includes:

  • Working efficiently
  • Storing materials and equipment
  • Preparing the working area and surfaces for decorating
  • Erecting and dismantling basic working platforms (scaffolding)
  • Applying various wall-papers and paint to a variety of surfaces
  • Applying paint and basic specialist paint finishes.

You will also complete Essential Skills at level 2 in both Communications and Application of Number and you will be required to complete the Construction Site Safety - Health and Safety test which will then enable you to apply for the site safety card (CSCS card) required to work on a construction site.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating. Equivalent vocational experience or qualifications will also be considered.

You will be invited to attend an interview and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.


Learners will complete a range of theory and practical tasks, projects, a phase tests. Written assignments and a portfolio of evidence must be produced. An external, on-line examination will be completed towards the end of the course.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

The successful completion of this qualification will enable you to seek employment in the construction industry as an apprentice painter/decorator. On achieving employment you can then undertake an NVQ at level 2 to complete the Foundation Modern Apprenticeship framework.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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