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Painting & Decorating Level 1 Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

This course helps you to prepare to work safely and with confidence in the construction industry with a focus on gaining specialist skills in painting and decorating. You will work to recognised industrial standards and you will gain the underpinning knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career in the industry or as a painter and decorator.  

Course content

- Health & Safety

- Hardoowd Finishing

- Specialist Effects

- Wallpapering

- Water-Based & Oil-Based Paints

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements, however a reasonable standard of literacy and numeracy, a suitable level of general education and an appropriate reference will be required.


All units will be internally assessed and externally moderated.

Financial information

Protective clothing, decorator's bib and brace

Future opportunities

Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating, or an Apprenticeship.

Decorator's Assistant, Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship in Decorating

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college