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Painting & Decorating Level 2 Diploma
Study Mode
Full Time 
Practical Assessment and Exams 
Construction & Building Services 
Course Code:
Entry Requirements
Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating or industry experience.

Painting & Decorating Level 2 Diploma

This course will develop on skills learned at Level 1 to expand your knowledge of the painting and decorating, and broaden your understanding of the industry.

About the Course

This course looks at developing the basic Painting & Decorating techniques (wall papering, decorative effects, and the use of colour) learned at Level 1 and working towards an industry standard. 

Functional Skills lessons will also form an important part of your course. They include English and Maths to help improve your skills in these areas. Your progress will be reviewed regularly in tutorial sessions. Students are expected to study independently in their own time, building up their knowledge.

You will need to bring your own overalls for practical sessions and classroom equipment for theory sessions. All other equipment will be provided.

Key Units

Key Areas of Study

  • Health & Safety
  • Communication
  • Applying Paint (Brush and Roller)
  • Standard Wall-papers
  • Exploring the Construction Industry 

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating or industry experience.


  • Practical Assessment
  • Coursework

Where does this Lead

Following success in this course you can apply to join a Level 3 Painting & Decorating course or progress to an Apprenticeship. 

Future Opportunities

Career opportunities include working in the construction industry.

Tell Me More

Will this course suit me?
Applicants should have a willingness and a desire to study on a painting & decorating course, be able to take in technical information and demonstrate practical ability in a workshop setting.

Extra Costs

For this course you will be required to own/purchase PPE/work-wear.