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Technical Diploma in Painting & Decorating

Following on from the Level 1 Diploma, this course is designed to build on knowledge and practical skills to prepare you for a career in the industry.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Apply paint systems by brush and roller
– Apply standard papers to ceilings and walls
– Apply water-borne paint systems using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
– Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
– Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
– Knowledge of construction technology
– Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
– Prepare surfaces for decoration
– Produce specialist decorative finishes

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12/09/2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB139
Level : Level 2
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : * Total Fee £1206

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Course details


You will undergo progressive theoretical and practical assessments on the completion of the elements in each unit. You will also have to produce a portfolio of evidence. that will be tested at the end of the year.

Entry Requirements

A Level 1 qualification in Painting and Decorating or substantial industry experience is required.


You will be able to use this qualification to help you obtain employment and then progress to an NVQ Level 2 in Painting and Decorating, dependent on relevant work experience.

Facilities and resources

You will study within our high-standard specialist workshops.

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Starting Date : 12/09/2022
Course Code : PTB139 North Devon campus Apply

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