This course is perfect if you’ve got a passion for painting and decorating and want to get to grips with what’s involved in a job in the industry, either as an employee or as a self-employed painter and decorator.
You’ll learn all about:
- Building methods
- Erecting and dismantling access equipment
- Preparing surfaces
- Applying paint by brush, roller and sprayer
- Adding special finishes
- Health and safety practices
You can expect loads of hands-on learning which will help you to develop a range of skills and prepare you for a range of practical and written assessments.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 4th September 2019
Course code: C000130 / Q000741
City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1/D-G, including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1/D-G or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to sit an initial assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.
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You will be assessed by completing a multiple choice paper, a practical assessment and an external online test.
Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College onto a Level 2 in Painting and Decorating or perhaps onto an apprenticeship. You could also move into another programme in a different building trade.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!