Course Information

Level 1 Painting and Decorating

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Enniskillen (Tech & Skills)
Week Starting: 05 September 2022
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
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This Level 1 Painting and Decorating qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. The course supports the knowledge and skills development required for access to higher qualifications in Painting and Decorating. Learners will benefit from tutors with industrial experience, state of the art facilities and resources and real work experience.

Additional Information

You will learn the basic practical and knowledge skills necessary to gain employment and progress on to level 2. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules.

Core Modules

  • Preparation and protecting the work area.
  • Prepare a range of work surfaces, wood, metal and plastering surfaces.
  • Apply paint by brush and roller.
  • Apply coverings to ceilings and walls.
  • Erect and dismantle access working platforms and prepare for and apply specialist decorative finishes.
  • Assessment Method

    The course is assessed through completion of a practical task manual in the workshop, and theory-based assessment completed in class under exam conditions.

    Progression Opportunities

    Achievement of this qualification will enable the learner to progress to Level 2 and follow a career in Painting & Decorating with further progression to Level 3.

    Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirement for this qualification, however learners must have the potential to successfully gain the qualification. The minimum age requirement for this qualification is 16 plus.