A painter and decorator works with all fabrics and paints to a high finish, carrying out work to both internal and external of properties.
A painter and decorator works on a wide range of painting and decorating projects ranging from house renovations to new-builds, all the way to complex jobs such as painting bridges, or maintaining historic buildings. A painter and decorator makes walls and ceilings shipshape and attractive using a variety of systems, wallpaper and other finishes.
It's one of the most in-demand construction trades and you'll need to master a range of techniques for making places look good, often training in new skills throughout your career. Specialist techniques include applying decorative paint finishes such as stencils, colour glaze, graining, marbling and lettering.
This competition has been designed to reflect the role of a painter and decorator and the standards that are expected within the construction industry.
Competitors will be marked throughout the competition:
To take part in this competition you should be able to: