Qualification Overview 


The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations -Painter qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification.


This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations within the construction industry.


You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area. You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with you and help you complete your qualification.


To achieve this qualification a minimum of 67 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 6 mandatory units.


There are additional units that can be taken as part of this qualification. Credit from these units will be included on the certificate but will not count towards this qualification.

Mandatory Units Covered in This Qualification

  • Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

  • Conforming to Productive Working Practises in the Workplace

  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

  • Applying Paint Systems by Brush and Roller in the Workplace

  • Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace

Optional Units

Optional units to be discussed.


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

  • Progress directly into employment

  • NVQ Level  3


£1100 per person

15% discount applied for groups of 3 or more

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