• construction 02
  • construction 03
  • construction 04
  • construction 05
  • construction 06

Overview

This course is designed to develop your skills and knowledge to an advanced level, enabling you to become competent, professional and prepare you for work in the industry. You will become confident in hanging complex papers, producing advanced specialist decorative effects, Airless and HVLP spray application and will build a good understanding of the industry, sustainability and industry regulations.

For two years running the success rate for this course has been 100%, which means that all students have achieved their qualification.

Course description

Our team of painting and decorating lecturers have worked and taught within the industry for many years and have a wealth of experience to pass on to enthusiastic students. Alongside this, you will be taught specialist skills in our industry-standard workshops at our construction centres. This means that you will be taught and trained to the highest possible level, helping you to become a specialist trades person with all the skills needed by any employer.

Throughout your course you will also have the opportunity to showcase your skills at a number of events, including SkillBuild, and benefit from 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.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

  • Applying specialist papers to walls and ceilings
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes
  • Applying paint systems with airless and HVLP spray equipment
  • Fixing coving and ceiling centres

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 7 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £2,500 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.