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Painting and Decorating - Diploma in Painting & Decorating (Level 1) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

This qualification is aimed at learners who currently work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in the area of painting and decorating.
Our qualification is aimed at people wishing to become experts in their chosen trade. You can also progress through an apprenticeship route and work towards becoming a master craftsman.

Course content

• Apply basic paint systems by brush and roller
• Apply foundation and plain papers
• Erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
• Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
• Knowledge of construction technology
• Knowledge of technical information, quantities and communication with others
• Prepare common surface types for decoration
• Produce standard decorative finishes

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

Completing this course allows you to progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating, courses in other building trades or an apprenticeship.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hopwood Hall College directly.

Last updated date: 22 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: TECL1PDFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Middleton Campus is two miles from junction 20 on the M62. Take the A627(M) towards Oldham and leave at first junction and follow signs to Middleton.
      By Rail: 
      The Castleton rail station is 2 miles from the Middleton campus, and takes around ten minutes to reach by bus.
      By Bus: 
      The No. 17 bus service runs frequent between Rochdale and Manchester approximately every ten minutes and stops at the entrance to the Middleton Campus.