The course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people with an interest in painting and decorating, enabling them to work in the industry. It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating, or employment or apprenticeship training. It is not possible to become fully qualified (achieve an NVQ) unless you gain employment in the industry and produce evidence of working on site.

What jobs can I get? 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need 2 GCSE passes, or successful completion of a Foundation Learning programme at Entry Level 3. You should have an interest in the building industry and be medically fit and able to take up employment in this industry.

What about work experience? 

International entry requirements 

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS (Academic) 5.5 or equivalent that is approved by the Home Office which is available at www.gov.uk

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEN1FD003D 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

 

 

 

International Fees 

The cost of this course is £5900 per year for tuition and a non-refundable deposit of £300 should be sent with the International Students Application for Admission Form. There may be an additional cost for materials and educational visits.

Associated Costs 

Sturdy footwear, coveralls, tools and basic stationary

Course content

Course Content 

Subjects studied include:

  • Applying decorative materials
  • Cleaning and protecting work areas
  • Erecting and dismantling work platforms
  • Loading and unloading resources
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration

You will also study Functional Skills.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. Start date: September 2015 36 weeks

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Construction Crafts

More about the course 

You will be assessed through practical assignments and projects. Written theory papers are completed throughout the course

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 1

Qualification Name 

Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Awarding Body 

CSKILLS/City & Guilds