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York College

Entry Requirements

You should be interested in the painting and decorating industry and/or developing some home DIY skills, then this is the starting point.

  • The ability to work well in a team
  • Outstanding commitment & enthusiasm
  • Interest in learning a new skill

Dates and Times

Day: Tue & Wed

Time: 18.00-21.00


Start date: 5 Dec 2017

End date: 28 Feb 2018


Start date: 06 Mar 2018

End date: 23 May 2018

Course Content

A combination of the following;

  • Introduction to the construction industry
  • Introduction to health and safety in construction
  • Introduction to Painting techniques
  • Introduction to Painting and wallpapering
  • Introduction to applying decorative effects
  • Introduction to applying wallpaper to internal and external angles and painting skirting
  • Introduction to Painting a panel door

Exams and Assessments

Practical and Theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements.

How You Can Progress

On successful completion of this course students can progress onto a Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills – Painting & Decorating.


The cost of this course is £360.

Courses costing more than £100 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

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