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Painting and Decorating

This intermediate appenticeship in Painting and Decorating will take two years to complete and combines practical assessments, classroom instruction and tuition in English and maths. You will need to find employment with an experienced painting and decorating firm (which the College can assist you with) and will be involved in preparing surfaces for painting and applying paints with brushes, rollers and spray equipment. You will learn how to put up different styles and textures of wallpapers. Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you can continue to work in the industry or start your own business as a painter and decorator.

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What will I learn?

“I began at the College studying functional skills in English and Maths, before progressing to Painting and Decorating courses. It’s been great to progress through the levels as I learn new skills every day, and I can’t wait to begin my career.”Gemma Harvey

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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We currently offer a wide range of apprenticeships in various sectors including: childcare, management, hairdressing, marine and many more. Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16.

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