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Painting and Decorating (Entry Level Certificate) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is designed to help candidates learn, develop, and practice the skills necessary for employment and/or advancing in the field of painting and decorating.

Topics include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Communications
  • Basic tool skills
  • Preparation of surfaces
  • Applying paint using brush and roller techniques

You will be expected to study English and maths throughout your programme of study.

Classes will be mainly practical but theory sessions will also be included.

You will have the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities, such as industry and community-based projects, as well as trips and visits.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
664 Nuthall Road

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C000129 / Q000726


College Certificate


1 year

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

You will need GCSE English and Maths at grade 1 or equivalent.

Teaching & assessment

Practical models and multiple choice question papers


Further painting and decorating qualifications.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.