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Painting and Decorating L3 Diploma at Bishop Auckland College

Course description

This course will prepare you for entry into the popular trade of painting and decorating. You will learn and practice the skills needed to be successful in your career, whether this is working for an employer or working for yourself running your own business. This full-time course is taught over three days a week for one year and includes Maths, English and ICT. The course consists of eight unit tests and continuous practical assessments.

Course content

This course will prepare you for the specialist skills in the field of painting and decorating by studying the following: – Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction – Principles of Organising, Planning and Pricing Work – Erecting and Dismantling Access Equipment and Working Platforms – Applying Hangings to Walls and Ceilings – Producing Specialist Finishes for Painted Decorative Work – Producing Specialist Architectural Finishes for Decorative Work – Applying Water-borne Paint Systems using Airless Equipment – Applying Water-borne Paint Systems using High Volume, Low Pressure (HVLP) Spray Equipment.

Future opportunities

The course will prepare you for further learning or training and will develop your knowledge and skills in your subject area.


What can I do when I finish?

You can progress to a paid Apprenticeship at Level 2 or 3.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Auckland College directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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