• Trades

    Pre-Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating @ SCQF6

  • SCQF Level

    Comparable to Level 6

  • Attendance/Duration


Course Availability

This course is taking applications for waiting list only.


At the moment, we are only offering waiting list places for this course.

If you're interested in becoming a professional painter and decorator, this course is ideal for you. Skilled trades are in high demand. In just one year, you can gain the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in painting and decorating.

Entry Requirements

  • You'll need a genuine interest in painting and decorating
  • Completion of the pre-apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5
  • A successful interview with us
  • An additional skills test may also be required

If you don't have formal qualifications but have relevant life experience, we'll consider your application.

Course Content

Get ready to enhance your skills and knowledge for a painting and decorating apprenticeship.

You will:

  • refine your techniques in painting, producing specialist finishes and mastering the use of spraying equipment
  • in papering, you'll tackle more complex surfaces and develop expertise in cutting, trimming, and hanging various types of wallpaper.

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

Upon completing this course, you may have the opportunity to start your career with an apprenticeship in painting and decorating. Explore various paths, including further studies and job opportunities.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Gain expertise in specialist finishes, including multi-plate stencilling and replication of wood and marble
  • Master the use of modern equipment like airless and High Volume Low Pressure (HVLP) for water-borne paint coatings
  • Develop skills in papering on complex surfaces like staircases and arches, using various types of wallpaper
  • Gain knowledge in job organisation, planning, pricing, and ensure safety in construction

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