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Painting & Decorating Construction Diploma Level 1

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time


The Painting & Decorating Diploma is made up of six units. Candidates have to be successful in all six units to gain the Diploma.


Performing Painting & Decorating tasks of a non-complex nature, these include safe working practices, quantities and communicating with others, building methods and construction technology, basic painting & decorating skills. You will erect/dismantle access equipment and working platforms, prepare surfaces for decorating, apply paint systems by brush/roller, apply foundation and plain papers, and produce specialist decorative finishes. You will also learn functional skills which are English, Maths and ICT as required.

How will it be delivered?

Progressive assessments of all course elements by unit end tests are carried out on an individual basis. All assessments contribute towards course units, which will build for certification. Assessment includes an external test and an in college pract

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, you will however need to attend an interview and undertake both diagnostic testing and the CITB Aptitude Test. This ensures your basic skills are at the appropriate level for this course.

Your next steps...

The course will provide you with the necessary skills, training and knowledge to progress to the Painting & Decorating Diploma Level 2, become an Apprentice Painter or gain employment in the construction industry.


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