Qualification Overview 

The Level 2 qualification provide learners with a range of painting skills and knowledge. Learners will also develop an understanding of the health and safety requirements for working in the construction industry. 


The qualification is vocationally based and as such, offer the opportunity for learners to demonstrate an achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge and will provide learners with a comprehensive painting and decorating skillset to enable them to progress to employment in the construction sector. These qualifications also support progression to further learning at Level 3 and beyond. The purpose of the qualification is to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding to progress into a job role in the construction industry. Learners also have the option to go on to undertake a Level 3 qualification in their chosen trade.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for learners undertaking these qualifications. The qualifications can be undertaken without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.

Units Covered in This Qualification

  • Construction Health and Safety

  • Prepare Surfaces for Decorating

  • Apply Paint by Brush & Roller

  • Apply Non-Standard Coverings to Walls & Ceilings

  • Produce Broken Colour Decorative Finishes

  • The Construction Industry


Achievement of this qualifications confirms the learner has gained the knowledge and skills required to:

  • Progress directly into employment

  • Progress into further learning at a higher level

  • NVQ Level 2 and 3

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