• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Giving you a great introduction to a wide range of painting processes, this course builds on already gained level 2 experiences and pushes you to another level of learning. Doncaster College can support you in your personalised learning journey that is tailored to meet your own needs

You’ll get to study in one of the best facilities in the UK. Here at Doncaster College, we host national Painting and decorating competitions and all the major paint suppliers and manufacturers sponsor and rate the facility so highly that they keep coming back year after year.

This can be the perfect environment in which to build up your skills and knowledge in the trade.

Level
Level 3
Awarding Body
City & Guilds
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

Your course will consist of 6 units. 1 core unit consisting of principles of building at level 3 and 5 practical units which consist of the following:

  • Applying hangings to walls and ceilings. Archways, staircases, window reveals and ceilings are explored within this unit
  • Producing specialist finishes. Graining and marbling techniques at a different level and exploring other colours and how they fit in in the process
  • Producing specialist architectural finishes. The application of gyproc coving and centre pieces
  • Applying paint using airless spray. You will explore how an airless spray system works and prepare areas before using the equipment
  • Applying paint using HVLP equipment. Smaller systems of spraying are learned within this module

Our workshop consists of 40 individual bays which promote independent learning.

There are 3 different areas culminating in 7 rooms which are set up to City and Guilds specifications, all having doors, windows and focal points such as fire places.

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

Completion of a full level 2 qualification in Painting and Decorating before enrolling on the course.

The course will include the vocational qualification, Maths & English, tutorials, SOLE units and the chance to develop yourself both personally and professionally.

Interviews can be arranged and there are taster days on offer should you want to apply for the course.

To arrange one of these, please email glen.galbraith@don.ac.uk


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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Glen Galbraith
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glen.galbraith@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

Completion of a full level 2 qualification in Painting and Decorating before enrolling on the course.

The course will include the vocational qualification, Maths & English, tutorials, SOLE units and the chance to develop yourself both personally and professionally.

Interviews can be arranged and there are taster days on offer should you want to apply for the course.

To arrange one of these, please email glen.galbraith@don.ac.uk


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


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Application & Enrolment

To apply for this course, please complete our online application form or download a printable form.

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