SVQ/MA Painting and Decorating SCQF Level 6

Candidates must be employed by a company within the industry. 

This training programme is designed to allow candidates to develop the skills and knowledge required for the painting and decorating industry. The programme combines practical training both on-the-job and off-the-job, job knowledge and associated studies relating to the trade.

SVQ in Painting and Decorating at SCQF Level 6
  • Decorative Skills
  • Craft Appreciation in Painting
  • Introductory Signwriting
  • Decorative Painting
  • Paper Hanging
  • Health and Safety
  • Quality Practices
  • Awareness of Issues and Trends in the Industry

As well as the above SVQ, Modern Apprenticeship candidates undertake the following:

  • Core Skills SCQF Level 5




Candidates may progress to further or higher education courses.

  • Candidates must be employed by a company within the industry
  • 4 Standard Grades at level 3/4 or above or the new National 5

Please note that Modern Apprenticeship candidates are selected by interview and aptitude test.



For further advice on course content, funding/costs, please contact the Business Development Team on 01324 403068 or email

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

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