Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Key Facts
  • Starts September
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration One Year
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


We are a finishing trade and this requires a broad range of social and practical skills. We turn a house into a home. We can teach you real skills that will not only help you build a future career but will be with you for life. Talented and trustworthy tradespeople are always in demand. On our courses you’ll not only get the practical skills you need to find work but our team of tutors, who are all industry experienced, will help give you the confidence and knowhow that could even see you go on to set up your own business.

What will I learn

You’ll learn how to prepare a range of substrates such as timber, metal, newly plastered walls and ceilings, along with range of previously decorated surfaces. • You’ll learn everything from protecting a client’s personal belongings to demonstrating good housekeeping. • You will use a range of manual and electric tools such as palm sanders, hot air guns, steam strippers, spray guns and using tools required for trade in architectural design. • Learn how to apply the full range of paints by brush roller, airless spray systems and high volume low pressure (HVLP) systems. • Expand your knowledge of wallpapering. skills to include wide width vinyl’s, a range of specialist papers including Lincrusta and specialist wall coverings, fixing coving/ cornices and ceiling centres along with dado rail.

How will I learn

Learning will be via a combination of practical and theoretical sessions, including lectures, presentations and demonstrations.

Additional Information

Construction Diplomas can be converted into NVQs at any time in the future, upon gaining employment in the relevant area. A short period of work experience on site will be available.

High achievement grades with support from teaching staff who are fully qualified and accredited to awarding body standards.
Fantastic construction facilities.
Excellent apprenticeship opportunities.
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