Painting & Decorating Diploma
This course will give you intermediate skills as a painter and decorator. At this level you will develop your skills in specialist decorative and painting finishes, including application of different types of wall and ceiling papers to surfaces. You will learn how to further develop safe and efficient working practices in line with industry requirements.
Painting and decorating is one of the most visible trades with lots of opportunity for self-employment and would suit anyone who can work either in a group or on their own. Success rate is over 95% with many learners who complete the course eventually starting up own business.
You will develop your skills and knowledge of painting and decorating in the construction centre at our Bordesley Green Campus. Our fully equipped painting and decorating workshops provide the perfect setting for your development, and our tutors will use their wealth of industry experience to help you become a competent painter and decorator.
Throughout your course you will also have the opportunity to showcase your skills at a number of events, including the Skill Build competition, and benefit from a possible apprenticeship through the fantastic links we have with local employers. You will also have the opportunity to work on college projects with external companies through our dedicated renovations team.
What areas will I study?
- Safe and efficient working practices
- Erect and dismantle equipment and platforms
- Preparation of surfaces
- Produce specialist decorative finishes
- Applying wallpapers to walls and ceilings