• January
  • Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Construction
  • SCQF Level 4


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Intro to the course:

The introduction to Painting and Decorating at SCQF level 4 is suitable for those who wish to follow this as a career. The course introduces learners to general workplace health and safety, a range of painting and decorating tasks such as decorative painting and the safe use of hand-tools and equipment. 

In addition, this course develops knowledge and understanding of the construction industry; practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; resource management; problem solving and planning; organisational and communication skills.

SCQF Level 4

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Start date

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for:

  • Learners who may have left or about to leave school
  • Mature candidates who may have been out of education for a long time and are seeking a recognised qualification 
  • Learners who are seeking national recognition of their achievements 

"It doesn’t matter if you’re a school leaver or a mature student, anyone can apply for an apprenticeship. It’s a fantastic way to develop your skills and work towards a recognised qualification”.

Emma Ballantyne - Painting and Decorating

What will I study?

  • Painting and Decorating
  • Health and Safety 

Next Step Course Options

NPA Level 5 in various areas of construction and NC Built Environment

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of this award will be ongoing through a combination of practical work and knowledge assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

There are many construction opportunities for those who are enthusiastic and appropriately trained individual. The ability to problem solve, work as a team, and have a general understanding of the industry will enhance your employment opportunities within the construction industry.

Where can this course lead?

  • Modern Apprentice in construction
  • Employment in the general construction sector 
  • Semi-Skilled Labourer

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements however an interest in Craft and Design at school would be advantageous.

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview required.

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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