Mode of study Vocational Full-time
Duration 1 Year
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 2 September 2024
Course code FLR1PDN (2425)
Jordan Phillips

Jordan Phillips

Level 1 Painting & Decorating
Previous school: Shrewsbury Academy

Painting & Decorating is a good trade to train in and offers great business opportunities afterwards. The tutors are good and I have learnt so much here – I have especially enjoyed learning how to wallpaper.

Charlie Meredith

Charlie Meredith

Level 1 Brickwork
Previous school: Thomas Adams School

I'm in my second year of brickwork and I've been learning a lot about attention to detail. I've got a part-time job on building sites on Mondays and Fridays where I work on extensions, new builds, renovations - anything you can think of really. At college, we learn the techniques and at work, I get to put them into practice.

Esther Dickson

Esther Dickson

Level 2 Painting & Decorating
Previous school: Telford College

My favourite thing that I’ve studied is decorative skills, which involve doing different techniques like stencilling and marbling. It’s quite intricate work and it was a challenge to learn, but I’m really proud of what I’ve done. You’ve just got to try new techniques out and know that you’re going to learn how to do it successfully when you’ve got a tutor as friendly and helpful as my tutors. My dream is to have my own interior design studio, specialising in working with small spaces and proving that you don’t need a lot of room to have a great home.

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Career Options

  • Painters and decorators

    Up to £26,000

  • Vehicle paint technicians

    Up to £28,000


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