PaintingSkillsAcademy – TRAINING
Activity /


Interior painting and decorative techniques
Ident number of the activity / UNIT  
Activity type Face-to-face modular training course
EQF-Level NQF 3
Field Vocational training

Further education

Target group Primary school Graduates


Adults interesting in further education

Entry requirement N/A
Provider, place of learning Secondary vocational school:

Stredná odborná škola služieb, Ul. Sv. Michala 36, Levice

Contact details of the provider Nemčoková, Zuzana Mgr.  


Tel.: +421 911 334 967


Lecturer / Trainer N/A
Dates, duration of the activity 150 hours
Attendance mode Full time
Prices per person (participant) (1)   Cost of the activity:

434€ per person for 150-hour course with certification of completion (in case of 10 participants),

800€ per person for 150-hour course with certification of completion (in case of 5 participants),

(2)   Material costs:

995 € per course for 5 participants

1 335 € per course for 10 participants

(3)   Examination fees: 300€ for the assessment commission / per course

Max. Number of participants max.number of people per course: 10
Funding opportunities National ESF project “Nestrať prácu a vzdelávaj sa” implemented by the Labour offices
Ident number of the activity / UNIT  
Goals / field of competence Description of the goals (general goals) that can be achieved with this activity:

To acquire special skills in preparing walls for painting, painting, decorative finishing and wall wallpapering.

  Description of detailed goals / content (fine goals). Learning outcomes according to PSA qualification portfolio:


No. Title of Module Theoretical preparation – No of hours Practical training –
No of hours
No of hours
1. Preparation of the substrate for painting 14 40 54
2. Technological procedures of painting 6 18 24
3. Decorative painting techniques 11 33 44
4. Wallpapering 5 15 20
  Final assessment 2 6 8
  TOTAL     150
Knowledge, skills and Responsibilities
1. Preparation of the substrate for painting

– Types, use of working aids, tools and equipment

– Maintenance of work aids and tools

– Types of substrates according to material

– Substrate requirements

– Occupational health and safety and working with chemicals and paints

– Removal of old paint – scraping, washing

– Insulating coatings on plaster

– Reinforcement of substrates

– Bandaging – importance

– Preparatory painting work – new lime plaster

– Preparatory painting work – old lime plaster

– Preparatory painting work – new gypsum plaster

– Preparatory painting work – old plaster

– Preparatory painting work – plasterboard

2.Technological procedures of painting

–       Technological procedures for the manufacture of paintings from industrially produced paints

–       Mixing and tinting of paints

–       Technological procedures of painting – brush technique, roller

–       Technological procedures of painting by spraying

–       Choice of colour solution

–       Trimming walls and skirting boards

3. Decorative painting techniques

– Types and division of decorative techniques

– Technological procedure for lining technique

– Technological procedure for the rolling technique

– Technological procedure for the sponge technique

– Technological procedure for the batik technique

– Technological procedure for the stencil technique

– Modern techniques

4. Wallpapering

– Preparation of the substrate for wallpapering

– Preparation of wallpaper and adhesive

– Technological procedure for wallpapering walls, ceilings, furniture

– Mistakes in wallpapering

– Types of wallpaper


Skills that participants will gain by completing the course. Target skills:

The trainee will learn:

–         Use and maintain various types of tools,

–         prepare a job order task sheet, agree or specify the quality of the deadline and the quality of the work to be done,

–         comply with health and safety and fire regulations,

–         assess the condition and readiness of the workplace,

–         choose the correct working and technological procedures for painting work with regard to occupational safety and hygiene,

–         prepare various surfaces before the actual painting, clean the paintings with

a cleaning agent,

–         make and repair paintings,

–         master decorative techniques

–         master wallpapering techniques, apply wallpaper to walls and ceilings.

Assessment board National Expert Committee
Assessment basis


Description of assessment principles (regulations for assessment), e.g.:

Method of evaluation

The assessment will consist of a theoretical and a practical part.

–         The theoretical part will consist of a short test on the acquired theoretical knowledge.

–         The practical part will assess the correct use of painting tools, the observance of technological procedures at work, the correct observance of occupational health and safety and the quality of the work performed.

Assessment criteria’s Description of criteria / evaluations / priorities, such as e.g:

Assessment criteria

a.      In assessing professional knowledge, the following will be taken into account:

–         the completeness, accuracy and durability of the acquisition of the required knowledge, facts, concepts, definitions, laws and relationships and the ability to express them,

–         the ability to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the solution of theoretical and practical tasks,

–         the ability to use and generalise experience and knowledge gained in practical activities,

–         the quality of thinking, in particular its logicality, independence and creativity,

–         accuracy, conciseness and professional and linguistic correctness of oral, written and graphic expression,

–         the quality of the results of the activity.


b.      In the assessment of skills

–         acquisition of practical skills and habits, mastery of purposeful ways of working,

–         the use of acquired theoretical knowledge in practical activities,

–         the quality of the results of the activities,

–         organisation of own work and workplace, maintenance of order in the workplace,

–         compliance with regulations on health and safety at work, fire protection and care for the environment,

–         economic use of raw materials, materials and energy,

–         operation and maintenance of tools, instruments and gauges.

PSA certificate Confirmation of participation in the activity.

Certificate and confirmation of completion of the training course in the scope of 150 h.

Advice on personal career planning N/A