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Painting and Decorating City & Guilds Diploma Level 1 at Southampton City College

Course description

This course will prepare you to work safely and with confidence in construction with a focus on painting and decorating. You will develop the basic rudimentary skills, knowledge and hand skills required to become a good painter or decorator.

Course content

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Erecting and dismantling access equipment and working platforms
  • Preparing surfaces for decoration
  • Applying paint systems by brush and roller to non-complex areas
  • Applying foundation and plain papers
  • Producing specialist decorative finishes
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

Entry requirements

  • GCSEs grade D or below (including English and maths) or
  • Level 1 in English and maths

Future opportunities

  • Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
  • Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 June 2016

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