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This study programme is designed for 16-19 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan). 

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

Introduction

This decorating qualification is for learners interested in continuing a career, within the very varied, vibrant, and creative Painting and Decorating industry.

Entry requirements

Progression to Painting and Decorating or Grade 3 in English and Maths or above.

Qualifications

The qualification offered is the only industry recognised: City and Guilds Diploma in Painting and Decorating

What you'll learn (core modules)

A one year, full-time, diploma covering all the skills and knowledge required to gain the qualification. These skills include Painting, Wallpapering, Stencilling, Glazing, Marbling, Graining, Coving, Artexing, Drylining, Broken Colour Effects, Roller Work, Colour Schemes, Colour Theory and Using and Erecting Access Equipment.

The decorating course is broken up into eight units:

- Health and Safety

- Communication

- Building Methods

- Preparing Surfaces

- Applying Paint

- Wall and Ceiling Coverings

- Specialist Finishes

- Spraying

Benefits, skills and character strengths

This is your opportunity to showcase your skills, show your resilience and self control and realise your ambition to join a competitive and thriving industry.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

The Milburn Campus.

Where will the course take me?

On completion of the course, learners will be able to continue their studies onto the Level 3 Decorating Diploma, or the NVQ Level 3 Programme if they have gained employment. In achieving the Level 2 Decorating qualification, learners will be qualified as a City and Guilds Decorator and be able to trade as such.

Many learners, who achieve this Level 2 qualification, set up business on their own and trade as Qualified Decorators.

Of the students who completed this course last year 24% continued with their existing programme of study and 72% secured employment.

Will I need any materials or equipment?

Safety boots/TMC Branded uniform/bib and brace overalls, course text book and drawing set.

How much will it cost?

The course is free for those under 19 years of age.

 

Days & times

Starting September 2022
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