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Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma at Accrington and Rossendale College

Course description

The course is made up of 60% practical work and 40% theory. Your practical studies will take place in purpose built workshops and you will be assessed by Qualified Assessors. The theory sessions will underpin your practical work by covering Health & Safety, Trade Technology and other related subjects.

You will achieve the qualifications by attending college on a day and on block release basis. You will also work towards functional Skills level 2 in Maths and English.

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed your Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating. Functional Skills level 2 in Maths & English will also be desired or GCSEs A-C.


You will be assessed through practical observations, oral questions, written assignments and internal written papers.

Financial information

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds.

This course will cost a maximum of £480 for learners aged 19 years old or above. This fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

Future opportunities

You will need to have completed Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and have GCSEs at grades D or above in English and Mathematics. You will need to attend a College interview and complete an initial assessment. Completion of the Ascentis Entry 3 basic decorating course can also be a route on to the course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Accrington and Rossendale College directly.

Last updated date: 15 January 2016
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