Construction & Building Services

NPA Construction: Painting and Decorating

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


What will I learn?

You'll learn about

  • Producing Colour Schemes
  • Coating Timber Surfaces
  • Coating Plaster Surfaces
  • Painting Masonry Surfaces
  • Prepare and Hang Lining Wallpaper
  • Prepare and Hang Patterned Wallpaper
  • Decorative Painting
  • Decorative Treatments
  • Solid and Bench Plasterwork Skills
  • Access Platforms and Equipment
  • Construction Drawing
  • Construction Studies
  • Measuring and Costing
  • Building Materials
  • Health and Safety
  • Employability
  • Communication
  • Numeracy

What qualifications do I need?

Entry is subject to a successful interview and candidates should have three Standard Grades at general level or above. Successful completion of the Introduction to Construction (SCQF level 4) course is also acceptable.

You'll need to show that you're motivated and interested in Painting and Decorating.

You will be given an interview and will be required to take a literacy & numeracy aptitude test.

What can I do after?

Successful completion of this course can lead to a career in the construction industry, or an apprenticeship.

Further studies on the National Certificate in the Built Environment (Level 6) course is the natural academic progression route.



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year/36 weeks

Days per week: 2.5

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Paisley Full time SCQF 5
Greenock Full time SCQF 5

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