Folkestone College - Level 1 Painting and Decorating (Part Time)
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Qualification: Level 1 Painting and Decorating (Part Time)
Start date: 01/09/2022
Times: Flexible
Location: Folkestone
Duration: 12 weeks

Level 1 Painting and Decorating (Part Time)

Perfect if you are looking to learn a trade and get into the construction industry but are looking for a flexible way to study.


If you wish to start a new career in construction and have little or no experience, the Level 1 qualification in Painting and Decorating qualification has been developed for delivery in a training environment; this means that you do not need to be employed to study this qualification. It has been designed to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding so you can work in Painting and Decorating in the construction industry or progress to further training. 

This Level 1 qualification will give you a solid foundation in Painting and Decorating and prepare you to take further qualifications to develop your skills, knowledge and understanding within Painting and Decorating. You should undertake this qualification if you have some previous experience (e.g. work placement, working with family, summer job etc.). 

This qualification comprises the following three mandatory units; 

  • Construction health & safety
  • Skills for painting & decorating
  • Further skills for painting & decorating

These include four practical areas:

  • Preparing surfaces
  • Painting walls & ceilings
  • Painting doors
  • Applying foundation & plain papers


You must be a minimum of 19+ to study this course.


If you are unemployed, or in receipt of a low income, you may be eligible for government funding on selected courses, depending on your circumstances. This could cover the full cost or significantly reduce any course fees.

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Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ

01303 858216