NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating

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At a glance:


£600+vat (25% discounted) – Flexible payment options available


4-6 months (Time taken, on average for experienced workers)

The Process:

Evidence is gathered by means of; videos, photographs, On-site assessments, observations, written questions, workplace documents, professional discussions, witness testimonies.  
Your assessor will support you throughout the process. Evidence is uploaded and assessed via an E Portfolio whereby you can track your progress throughout.

The Result:

On completion of the NVQ, you will be able to apply for a blue 'skilled worker' cscs card. The CSCS will ask for proof of your NVQ certificate along with proof of a HS&E operatives test pass within the last 2 years.

Who Is The NVQ Level 2 Painting And Decorating Course For?

This Painting and Decorating Diploma is designed for those working as a painter and decorator, and other decorative finishing roles. The qualification allows learners to demonstrate their competence in order to apply for the blue CSCS card. Once successfully applied and having received the CSCS card, the learner will now be able to complete painting/decorating in the construction industry and be recognised as a skilled worker.

NVQ Level 2 Painting And Decorating Course Price:

£600 +vat (25% discounted)

Flexible Payment Options:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Entry Requirements:

The qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be aged 16+ and be working in a role that will allow them to demonstrate their painting and decorating competence against the units below.

NVQ Level 2 Painting And Decorating Diploma - Course Content And Delivery:

The Painting and Decorating NVQ learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to the learner's needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials. Once these methods have been correctly assessed, the learner will gain their blue CSCS card and become a skilled worker in the construction industry, specifically painting and decorating.

NVQ Level 2 Painting And Decorating Course Content - Mandatory Units:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
  • Erecting and dismantling access/working platforms in the workplace
  • Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Candidates Must Also Complete The Required Mandatory And Optional Units From The Below Pathways:

Pathway 1: Painter 

Pathway 2: Industrial Painter 

Pathway 3: Heritage Painter

Other Level 2 Qualifications we offer:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Drylining)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Carpentry)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Bricklaying)

We are continuously adding more NVQ Level 2 qualifications to our portfolio. If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.

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