City & Guilds Foundation in Painting and Decorating Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade E or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

This course covers a range of painting and decorating techniques at a foundation level.

This course is for you if...

... You have a passion for painting and decorating
... You want to build your knowledge and skills
... You want extensive, high quality training

What will I be doing?

You’ll develop the expertise to work independently and establish a firm grasp of foundation decorative effects. It covers the following skills:

  • Health and safety
  • Principles of construction
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller
  • Applying foundation and plain papers
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes

The course is delivered by both practical sessions in excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions.

Upon completion of the course, you’ll achieve:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade E or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Where can I study City & Guilds Foundation in Painting and Decorating Level 2?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 03 September 2024

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team