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Painting & Decorating CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma

Painting and decorating adults full-time


Painting & Decorating CSkills Awards Level 3 Diploma

This Construction Skills course is ideal for those who want to develop a career in a selected trade within the construction industry. It is designed to contain the skills and knowledge that reflect the scope of the National Occupational Standards.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 21/09/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Time(s): 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £4,170.00
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Course Information

Entry requirements

You should have successfully completed the Painting & Decorating Construction Skills Diploma at Intermediate Level 2.

Course content

This course will cover:

  • Applying paint with brush and roller
  • Complex wallpapering to walls and ceilings
  • Specialist decorative finishes
  • Architectural feature work
  • Using airless spray equipment.
Further study and career options

On successful completion of the course, you may be able to progress to Construction BTEC National Certificate Level 3 or university-level qualifications.

Additional information

If you attend this course and are currently working in the painting and decorating trade, then you can also work towards an NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 – call us on 0345 658 8990 for more information.



Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over and want to achieve your first full Level 3 qualification (equivalent to an advanced technical certificate, diploma or A-Levels) then this course is free, as part of the National Skills Fund.

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 24 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.