Study Programme

Painting and Decorating Level 1 Award and Certificate

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Sheaf Training
Level 1

Course Description

The Level 1 Award & Certificate in Painting and Decorating has been developed for delivery in a training environment and has been designed to:


  • Develop learners skills and knowledge at this level.
  • Prepare learners to enter the industry in their chosen craft
  • Prepare learners to take further qualifications to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding within their chosen craft.


Level 1 Award in Paitning and Decorating units:


  • Clear and store painting and decorating tools and equipment
  • Health and safety in construction trades
  • Painting and decorating skills
  • Preparing to paint and decorate
  • Working and communicating effectively in construction trades


Level 1 Certificate in Painting and Decorating units:


  • Apply paint to substrates
  • Apply wallpapers to substrates
  • Health and safety in construction trades
  • Prepare substrates for painting and decorating
  • Working and communicating effectively in construction trades


Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements (i.e. qualifications a learner must have achieved) to take this qualification.


This qualification is accredited on the QCF for learners aged Pre 16, 16-18 and 19+.

Approved Centres must ensure learners are fully aware of the minimum age requirements of this qualification.


The assessment requirement for this qualification is a learner workbook.

Learner Workbooks have been developed for each individual qualification, which gives us the flexibility to assess learners in the manner which best suits you.


This gives us the option to sign learners off on a unit-by-unit basis to aid with retention and recognise every learner’s achievements.


The Learner Workbooks contain both the knowledge and practical aspects of these qualifications, completion of the Workbook will ensure that all assessment criteria are met by the Learner.


Each Workbook has a supporting Trainer Workbook which gives guidance and exemplar answers for the Trainer to follow.


Financial information
16-18 year olds are fully funded Not all students after 18 may need to pay fees, depending on your circumstances.

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