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L2 Painting and Decorating at Trans4m

Course description

Level 2 Painting and Decorating is ideal if you have some knowledge and basic skills in Painting and Decorating, this course gives you the opportunity to learn, develop and practice the specific skills required to enter a career in the painting and decorating industry.

It covers the following skills:

  • Erecting and Dismantling Access Equipment and Working Platforms
  • Preparing Surfaces for Decoration
  • Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller
  • Applying Foundation and Plain Papers
  • Producing Specialist Decorative Finishes
  • Applying and Creating Colour

Course content

To gain the diploma you are required to complete 8 units as follows:

Health, safety and welfare in construction

Principles of building construction, information and communication

Preparing surfaces for decoration

Applying paint systems by brush and roller to complex areas

Applying paint systems by brush and roller to complex areas

Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings

Producing specialist finishes for decorative work

Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms

Creating and applying colour 



Entry requirements

We generally require a level 1 in construction, Maths and English.


Each unit is assessed by a multiple choice test covering knowledge outcomes and by practical assignment covering performance outcome.

Financial information

Learners may be eligible to apply for a £40 per week bursary dependent upon household income.

Further information

Whilst on the course you may be required to do maths and English dependent upon your prior attainment.  You will also be supported to develop personel, social and employability skills to assist your progression into the workplace or further training.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 19 February 2018
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