Level 1 Painting and Decorating

Level 1 Painting and Decorating



Level 1 Painting Decorating


On this introduction course you will learn the basic skills to become a painter and decorator. You will get to work on real life community projects and learn to develop the skills you will need to move onto the next level.


  • Prepare surfaces for decoration
  • Painting a flush door
  • Painting a door frame/skirting/window frame
  • Stripping/applying a wall covering to a ceiling area
  • Health and Safety
  • English and maths functional skills

Entry Requirements

GCSE grades of 3 or above in English and maths or equivalent.


Learners will have to provide their own stationery equipment, PPE and suitable work wear.

Next Steps

Once you have completed this course, you will be able to go onto study the Level 2 Painting and decorating course or progress onto a Level 2 Apprenticeship, where you will develop your skills further and then be ready to go and work in the industry.

Mode of Study


Course Features

Level 1

Full Time





Courses are free for 16-18 who have not studied higher than GCSE's. Even if you have studied a different course at college or sixth form we may still be able to help. Speak to the admissions team for more information. There maybe free or reduced costs for adults, contact the admissions team to see if you are eligible.

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