Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 1

Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 1
Start Date September 2019
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Painting and Decorating Diploma

This is the perfect course to introduce you to the world of painting and decorating. During your studies you will develop your skills and gain an understanding of the materials and techniques used within the industry.

Your knowledge of different products, tools, techniques and problem solving methods will develop as practical tasks complement theory lessons, delivered in our fully equipped workshops and classrooms.

Upon completion, you may progress to the Painting and Decorating Diploma Level 2 to refine your skills, or alternatively consider an apprenticeship in this trade.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

Adult painting and decorating student checking straight edge on wallpaper border.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • Genuine interest in subject
What will I learn?
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  • Health and Safety
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint by brush and roller
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes

“I had 3 memorable years at South Devon College and was impressed by the tutors and facilities. I now work as a Beauty Therapist, and supply various treatments. One day I want to manage my own spa, before giving something back by teaching a new generation of beauty therapists.”Abbie-Louise Connor

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At South Devon College, we offer a wide range of adult education courses and qualifications, so whatever you want to do, you can achieve it with us. The only question is how far do you want to go?

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If the idea of cost is holding you back from committing to a course, there is a wide range of financial support available for adults to help fund your studies with us.