Currently viewingCancel
Hey, it looks like you're new! Why not discover the benefits of Wakefield Prospectus.

Construction - Painting and Decorating Level 3 (FCON)

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code BC94
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Painters and decorators use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces. These surfaces could include plaster, metal and wood. Painters and decorators work on a variety of jobs which require a different set of skills and techniques. You could be painting and decorating a house or large commercial buildings. If you like practical work and enjoy being artistic, this could be a perfect career for you. This practical course will equip you with the specialist techniques in painting and decorating.


You will study the following mandatory units:

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Principles of organising, planning and pricing construction work
  • Applying hangings to walls and ceilings
  • Producing specialist finishes for painted decorative work
  • Producing specialist architectural finishes for decorative work
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using airless equipment
  • Applying water-borne paint systems using High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • You will complete 60 hours of work placement which will give you valuable work place experience.
  • A full tutorial programme to improve your employability skills and support you through your course.

How will it be delivered?

Throughout the study programme your work will be assessed for a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade. Achieving this Diploma means that you have reached the standards expected by the industry.

Entry requirements

Completion of Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Your next steps...

Successful completion of this Level 3 study programme could lead to progressing to our Higher Education programme such as the HNC/HND in Construction and the Built Environment. Alternatively, you could use the qualification to improve your chances of gaining an Apprenticeship which will give you valuable work experience.


Home Courses Apprenticeships Help & Guidance Upcoming Events
Sign In
Favourites Get in touch