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Painting and Decorating Level 1 Diploma at Hartlepool College of Further Education

Course description

The Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment and has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of learners who work or want to work as a Painter and Decorator in the construction industry. It serves as a thorough introduction to the industry.

Course content

The qualification consists of 8 mandatory units:

3 Core Units

  • Health & Safety
  • Information, Quantities and Communication
  • Construction Technology

And 5 Trade Units

  • Access Equipment
  • Preparation of Surfaces
  • Applying Paint
  • Decorative Effects
  • Basic Paperhanging

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for candidates undertaking this qualification.


Assessment of learning criteria is via on-line multiple choice examinations and practical assessments, which are marked by the tutor.

Future opportunities

CSkills Level 2 Diploma in Paining & Decorating.

Further information

It is recommended that candidates wishing to undertake this qualification attend an interview with a member of the course team to discuss their exact requirements and course suitability.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hartlepool College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 03 January 2017
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