L2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating FT – September 2024

Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L2 for 19-23 year olds. Free Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

This course will be perfect for you if you want to forge a career in Painting and Decorating and you're able to plan effectively, have creative skills and you can use basic maths, volumes and measurements. A good attention to detail is beneficial and it's vital to be a team player.

During this course you will be asked to carry out work experience that is relevant to the subject you are studying. This is with an external company and allows you to put what you will learn in the classroom into practice. It will also help you to develop a variety of different skills. Upon completion of the course and the industry placement, it can also help you to secure an apprenticeship, employment or assist you with your application for university. We recommend that you start thinking about your placement as soon as you have applied for your course and consider potential employers you may want to undertake the placement with to help you get the most out of the experience. For further information and advice on industry placements please contact the industry placement team on wex@chesterfield.ac.uk

Course Content

Key modules on this course include: Health, Safety and Welfare, Paint Spraying, Applying Paint by Brush and Roller, Applying Standard Wallpapers, Specialist Decorative Finishes

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.

Assessment Methods

  • Practical assignments


The course provides you with the opportunity to progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating with the view to possible employment or an Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating or allied trade.