Painting & Decorating at Derby College

A career in construction gives you the chance to improve the world we live in. You’ll be involved in designing, planning, maintaining, repairing and building our houses, transport systems, hospitals, factories and shops.

Did you know we also offer options in Brickwork, Carpentry, Electrical, Plastering, Plumbing and Professional Construction?

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Getting into Painting & Decorating

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Why Choose Derby College?

Build a brighter future in one of the UK’s largest industries. At Derby College, you’ll become a ‘work-ready’ construction professional, equipped with all the skills that employers need for today and tomorrow.


Derby College Course Listings - Construction - Painting and Decorating


FT Diploma in Painting and Decorating - Level 1: Site Ilkeston

FT Diploma in Painting and Decorating - Level 1: Site Hudson Building

FT Apprenticeship Painter and Decorator Level 2 Standard: Site Hudson Building

FT Diploma in Painting and Decorating - Level 2: Site Hudson Building


PT NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing - Level 2: Site Offsite

PT Wallpapering Skills: Site Hudson Building

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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When you’ve completed your course, why not broaden your horizons further still at Derby College? Additional qualifications in subjects such as Engineering, ICT and Motor Vehicle Engineering are exciting choices. Or check out our courses in Business, Enterprise and Management if you would like to set up a venture of your own.