Level 3 NVQ in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating - Decorative Finishing

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification.


L3 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Painting and Decorating (Construction) - Decorative Finishing

Minimum Credit Value: 123

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 123 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 7 mandatory units plus units from the 2 optional unit groups. 

Mandatory Units - The learner must achieve 92 credits from the units in this group.

Optional Group A - The learner must achieve a minimum of 20 credits from the units in this group.

Optional Group B - The learner must achieve a minimum of 11 credits from the units in this group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 92 | Units Required: 7

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Preparing surfaces for painting/decorating in the workplace
Credits: 27 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Credits: 8 Level: 5 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
Credits: 10 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
Credits: 11 Level: 3 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Applying Paint Systems to Complex Surfaces by Brush in the Workplace
Credits: 26 Level: 3 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 31 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level More info
Group A - Hanging Wide-width Vinyls in the Workplace 20 3 More info
Group A - Hanging Standard Paper Wallcoverings in the Workplace 26 3 More info
Group B - Producing Straight Grained Effects in the Workplace 12 2 More info
Group B - Producing Quality Replica Marble Finishes in the Workplace 15 3 More info
Group B - Producing Quality Replica Grained Finishes in the Workplace 20 4 More info
Group B - Producing Marbling Effects in the Workplace 12 2 More info
Group B - Producing Comb Textured Finishes in the Workplace 16 3 More info
Group B - Producing Broken Colour Effects in the Workplace 12 2 More info
Group B - Producing and Applying Complex Stencil Designs in the Workplace 21 3 More info
Group B - Installing Coving and Decorative Mouldings in the Workplace 11 2 More info
Group B - Hanging Wallcoverings to Complex Surfaces in the Workplace 32 3 More info
Group B - Hanging Specialised Paper Wallcovering in the Workplace 28 4 More info
Group B - Applying Metal Leaf to Surfaces in the Workplace 22 3 More info
Group B - Applying Coatings to Produce Textured Finishes in the Workplace 14 2 More info
Group B - Applying Coatings by the Airless Spray Method in the Workplace 17 3 More info
Group B - Applying Coatings by the Air Spray Method in the Workplace 27 3 More info
Group B - Producing Stencil Designs using Pre-cut Stencil Plates in the Workplace 12 2 More info