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Painting and Decorating

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 Level 2 Diploma to refine your skills, or alternatively consider an apprenticeship in this trade.

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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

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We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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