Construction - Painting and Decorating Level 3 (CON1) at Barnsley College
Painters and decorators use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces. These surfaces could include plaster, metal and wood. If you like practical work and enjoy being artistic, this could be a perfect career for you. To be a painter and decorator, you should have good practical and creative skills. You will need to be able to work carefully and pay attention to detail.
Painters and decorators use a range
of coverings to enhance and protect
These surfaces could include
plaster, metal and wood. Painters
and decorators work on a variety of
jobs which require a different set of
skills and techniques. You could be
painting and decorating a house or
large commercial buildings. If you like
practical work and enjoy being artistic,
this could be a perfect career for you.
This practical course will equip you
with the specialist techniques in
painting and decorating.
• Applying hangings to walls and
• 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
Completion of Painting and Decorating Level 2
Courses may be assessed through a variety of methods including coursework, practical or examination. For up to date information please visit www.barnsley.ac.uk
If your total annual household income is less than £35,000 you could be eligible for financial support through our Learner Support Fund for travel (up to £700), if your household income is below £20,000 you could be eligible for food, trips, printing, equipment and childcare. You don’t have to pay this money back.
You can pick up a Learner Support Fund application form from Student Services on the ground floor at the Old Mill Lane campus.
If you are aged between 16 and 18 and currently living on your own, in care or leaving care, you could be eligible for a non-repayable bursary of up to £1,200 per year.*
You can get FREE meals at college if your household income is less than £20,000. Speak to Student Services to find out more on +44 (0)1226 216 267
FREE bus services!
We realise that getting to and from college might not be very easy for everyone so we have funded four free return bus services for our students. They go to and from the Old Mill Lane campus which is just a few minutes’ walk from our Sixth Form college campus.
Shelley > Old Mill Lane campus
Stocksbridge via Penistone > Old Mill Lane campus
South Elmsall via South Kirby, Hemsworth, Kinsley, Fitzwilliam and Ryhill > Old Mill Lane campus
Rotherham via Ecclesfield and Chapeltown > Old Mill Lane campus
These bus routes are completely free for our students and operate on a first come, first served basis. Each route operates to ensure students get to college before lessons start and a return service is provided after lessons finish. Please contact Student Services for details of pick-up points and times or go to:
Successful completion of this Level 3 study programme could lead to progressing to our Higher Education programme such as the HNC/HND in Construction and the Built Environment and finally a BSc in Project Management. Alternatively, you could use the qualification to improve your chances of gaining an Apprenticeship which will give you valuable work experience.
Additional Learning Support
Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact the Additional Learning Support team on +44 (0)1226 216 769.
We have a dedicated team available to provide information on all of our courses and to help you to make the right choices about your future. The team are based at the Old Mill Lane site.
Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm
Tel: +44 (0)1226 216 123
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.