The Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating is designed to prepare learners to enter the industry in their chosen craft. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the learner demonstrating their knowledge and skills through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.
The qualification comprises:
- Mandatory units
- synoptic practical assignment
- multiple choice unit end tests
- online testing of knowledge
All the units of training must be completed. ALL outcomes must be achieved during the training programme. (Evidence from site based testing is not permissible.)
To gain the diploma, you must achieve all units, the synoptic practical assignment and multiple choice unit tests.
The Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating contains both practical and theory based elements.
- Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction.
- Carry out safe working practices in construction.
- Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others.
- Information, quantities and communicating with others.
- Knowledge of building methods and construction technology.
- Building methods and construction technology.
- Know how to erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms.
- Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms.
- Know how to prepare surfaces for decoration.
- Prepare surfaces for decoration.
- Know how to apply paint systems by brush and roller.
- Apply paint systems by brush and roller.
- Know how to apply foundation and plain papers.
- Apply foundation and plain papers.
- Know how to produce specialist decorative finishes.
- Produce specialist decorative finishes.
Health and Safety
Safety while taking the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating is paramount, this is a hands on, practical course and it is essential you bring your own safety boots, (steel toe cap if possible). It is also recommended that you bring with you overalls or a change of clothing.
Any other safety equipment required will be provided.
All materials, tools and equipment required for the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating provided throughout the duration of your training.
We are pleased to offer this qualification at our training centres in Swadlincote, Burton and Chesterfield, making us ideally located for students in Derby, Nottingham, Tamworth, Uttoxeter and throughout the East Midlands.