Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date

September 2018

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is for people who have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and are looking to develop their skills to progress on to further qualifications or finding work in the construction industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You’ll need to have completed the Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating.

What are the key things you'll learn?

During the length of the course you will build on your Level 1 Painting & Decorating techniques in practical and theory sessions and cover the following areas:

  • Safe working practice
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Brush and roller paint systems
  • Applying standard papers to walls and ceilings
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes
  • Applying waterborne paint systems using high volume low pressure spray equipment

How you will learn

Throughout the length of the course you will learn about the Painting and Decorating  industry in a number of ways such as practical workshop sessions as well as classroom theory sessions where you will learn about all the aspects of plastering.

Where could this course take you?

Upon completion of the Level 2 course there are a number of options available. You could advance onto the Diploma Level 3 or you could apply for an apprenticeship in your chosen trade.

What costs will you incur?

Full Personal protective equipment will be provided, yet replacement will have to be paid for.

Previous Student Experience

I found this course to be very interesting and it has helped me understand the basic skills needed to take me to the next level of painting and decorating.

Bradley Stamp