Construction NVQ Levels 2 - 3

Level 2 Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Painting – Painter

NVQ Level 2 Painter qualification is a competency-based course for painters who work in the construction sector. By qualifying, learners will be able to show that they are competent at their level.

How long does it take to complete the NVQ?
Dependant on how quickly the learner can gather the relevant evidence will determine the length of the NVQ.

Who should enrol on to the Decorative Finishing NVQ?
Painters who are looking to obtain their Blue CSCS Card or Skilled Worker Card.

Is the course accredited?
ProQual or Pearson Edexcel are the accrediting bodies for this course.


Delivery Options

NVQs can be booked over the phone or online via our website by companies and individuals across the country.

Upon enrolling, we will assign the learner with an assessor who will assist the learner in building a portfolio of evidence. They will also arrange an induction with the learner that can be completed on-site or remotely.

During the induction, the assessor will outline how the learner can obtain the required evidence to complete the qualification. Following the induction, the assessor will arrange review meetings to ensure that the learner is on track.

Entry Requirements

The qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role.  Learners must be 16 or over and be in full-time employment as a Painter & Decorator.

For more information on qualification suitability, just contact 3B Training via the enquiry form on this page. If we find that the qualification isn’t fitting, we will find them an alternative one.

Course Content

What does the NVQ Level 2 Painter NVQ course cover?

Throughout the NVQ the learner will be assessed on-site by a range of methods, such as observations, professional discussion, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace and witness testimonials. The learner must gather evidence in:

  • Painting
  • Decorating
  • Preparing Surfaces
  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources
  • Working Platforms

If you would like further information on the units covered, feel free to ask us.

Course Objectives

On completion of the NVQ, the learner will be able to show that they are knowledgable and competent in their field.

What is Required to Pass the NVQ Level 2 Painter NVQ course?

To pass the NVQ, the learner is required to gather all the evidence needed to complete each unit. By doing so, they will be able to prove that they are competent enough to obtain the qualification. The assessor will then go through the finished portfolio and present any feedback. Once the learner has acknowledged the feedback, the IQA will receive the portfolio. The IQA will have the concluding decision on whether the qualification is complete or if any additional evidence is needed.

Is this course CITB Grant claimable?

Yes, CITB registered companies can claim £600 in grant per learner. But they will need to make a manual claim themselves retrospectively. Find out how to claim here.

Further Development

Once the qualification has been completed, the delegate will be able to apply for the Skilled Worker CSCS Card. This will confirm that they have the appropriate qualifications to be able to work in their role.

Working as a Painter and Decorator can be dangerous if they haven’t attended the relevant training. Courses such as Safe Use Of Ladders & Step Ladders, UKATA Asbestos Awareness and Face Fit Testing are ideal to help assure that.


Next Available Courses

  • NVQ - Approx 3 - 18 months

    £950.00 + VAT

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