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Painting and Decorating Level 2 Diploma at East Sussex College

Course description

During this one-year course you will develop your existing knowledge and learn more advanced techniques and principles of painting and decorating. You will learn some more advance painting techniques such as how to paint in complex areas with brushes and rollers. You?ll learn how to erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms, and practise producing specialist finishes for decorative effect. You will have the opportunity to undertake a work experience placement and improve your English and maths skills during the course.During this course you will cover topics including:•Health, safety and welfare in construction•Principals of building construction•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 platformsDuring this course you will be able to expand your knowledge and technical ability to help prepare you for a career in the industry

Entry requirements

You will need to meet our standard entry requirements.

There are no subject specific entry criteria for this course.


Assessments will take place throughout the duration of the course. Practical tasks will make up 60% of the assessment, coursework will make up 30% and 10% will be made up of exams. Accuracy and completing tasks within a specified time frame will be important to the successful completion of the course. Constructive feedback from your tutor will also help you to improve and progress towards recognised industrial standards

Future opportunities

On completion of the course you can progress onto a Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship or our Level 3 Painting and Decorating.You may wish to start your career in the industry and could find roles as an Industrial Painter, Specialist Paperhanger or go into Property Maintenance

Further information

No other specific course information.

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: 30 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Years
  • Course code: 6053/020
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