City & Guilds Painting & Decorating Course

This is an intensive 5 weeks of hands on training, during which time you will build a portfolio of your painting and decorating work.

QualificationCity & Guilds 6219-08 Certificate
LocationDartford, Kent (Accommodation Available)
Entry RequirementsNone

5 Weeks (Mon - Fri)


13 Weekends

inc VAT
Easy payments
Flexible Training
Interest Free Payments
Accommodation Available

Duration & Cost

Full Time - 5 weeks (Mon - Fri)

£2,295.00 including vatA £500 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid in 5 weekly instalments of £359.00

Part Time - 13 Weekends
(2 consecutive weekends per month)

£2,295.00 including vatA £500 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid in 6 instalments of £299.17 (once per month)

Course details

This painting and decorating course will provide you with in depth training during which time you will be assessed by our qualified painting and decorating Assessors and Internal Verifiers. The entire City & Guilds process is completed here on site at Able Skills which ensures this course is delivered using the correct procedures and without delay.

The Painting & Decorating Units are:

  • 101 – Introduction to Health and Safety
  • 003 – Painting Techniques
  • 111 – Painting and Wallpapering
  • 112 – Applying decorative effects
  • 113 – Applying wallpaper to internal and external angles and painting skirting
  • 114 – Painting a paneled door

This 5 weeks of hands on Painting & Decorating training will see you progress from a novice to a competent Decorator. The course is designed to build your skills gradually until the applied skills become second nature and at this Centre where ‘reality' is important, this is easily achieved. We will provide you with the Painting & Decorating training to meet the standards as required by City & Guilds but we will also build on this to give you much more so that you will finish with a very comprehensive understanding of what is required to achieve the best job when you are undertaking painting & decorating work. The emphasis for us is on meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations. We have designed the Painting & Decorating Centre to cover various scenarios, providing separate areas for each training and assessment module.

This course can be covered over a period to suit you and you can train for 5 consecutive weeks, divide your weeks up or even incorporate some weekend training if you have ongoing weekly commitments. At Able Skills we aim to make our qualifications as accessible as is possible and additionally we offer a payment plan which, following a deposit, is on an interest free pay as you train basis.

This is a hands-on, practical Painting & Decorating course and you will be involved at every stage and will be participating throughout. It is therefore recommended you bring suitable clothing and for your own safety, steel capped footwear is essential.

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Courses open to you after

If you are looking to achieve NVQ at level 2 then you will need training to prepare you for this. You can opt to spend another 2 weeks with us which will provide you with reality training, preparing you for the workplace and providing you with access to a CSCS card. If you feel that this is your preferred option from the outset, you may wish to consider the NVQ Level 2 option.

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All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £25 per night.

We are open Mon - Fri and 2 weekends per month for training and visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

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