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Painting and Decorating Level 1 Diploma at Isle of Wight College

Course description

This course is for those wishing to embark into Painting and Decorating, Interior Design and Sign writing

Course content

Theory and Practical to cover the following:

  • Health and Safety
  • Scaffolding
  • Preparation Services
  • Application of Paints, Brush, Roller
  • Paperhanging to Ceiling and walls
  • Basic Decoration Effects
  • Efficient working practices
  • Protecting/masking services and storage of materials
  • Relevant Key Skills in Literacy and Numeracy

Entry requirements

Successful interview.


Practical and Theory based assessments both in the classroom and workshop and Multi-choice external examination paper.

Financial information

Students will be required to provide their own boots, overalls, stationary equipment. Safety footwear must be worn at all times in the workshop.

Please note there is a £75 material fee on this courses for a tool kit.

Future opportunities

  • Further study to Diploma Level 2
  • Employment in the Painting & Decorating Industry
  • Apprenticeship Programme

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Isle of Wight College directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2016
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