City & Guilds Progression 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
05 September 2023
*Enrolment still open


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh 1st Language Grade C or above.

In a nutshell

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

This course is for you if...

... You’ve already achieved the Diploma Level 1 Painting & Decorating
... You want to build on your knowledge and skills
... You enjoy studying through practical learning

What will I be doing?

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

  • 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
  • Applying and creating colour

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

The course is assessed through practical projects, written and online tests and you’ll achieve the following qualifications:

What is expected of me?

To enter into the course, you need a Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language Grade C or above.

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.

What comes next?

Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating, an Apprenticeship or employment.

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

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2023

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