With construction set to grow by 182,000 jobs in the next 4 years, now is a great time to train as a painter, decorator or plasterer.View courses »
At Calderdale College, we'll help you achieve a nationally recognised qualification in any of these rewarding hands-on specialisms. You'll learn from enthusiastic tutors with first-hand experience of their trades as well as great tips and advice for getting a foot on the ladder. On top of that, our newly opened Painting and Decorating workshops provide superb teaching facilities in a friendly atmosphere, perfect for making the learning process easier and more enjoyable.
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You could work on retail, industrial or domestic buildings, or even famous heritage projects in any part of the world. There?s also the chance to progress to more senior positions like site supervisor.
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As well as useful contacts at businesses like Crown Paints, we also know local companies who could help with work experience, an apprenticeship or perhaps even your first paid job.
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Contract Painter & Decorator
£15,000 - £30,000
Contract Painters & Decorators apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other protective and decorative materials to interior and exterior walls and surfaces under the instruction of a manager or supervisor.
Self-Employed Painter & Decorator
Being a Self-Employed Decorator brings more opportunity to liaise with clients and interior designers on colour choice, finishing texture or type and wallpaper patterns to use. You may also specialise in restoration work once qualified.
Painting & Decorating Courses
|Entry level Multi Trade Construction Skills: Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery||Full-time||December 2016 (places still available) and September 2017|
|DIY and Home Improvement Skills||Part-time (evening)||tbc|
|Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma||Full-time||Week beginning 4 September 2017|
|Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating - NVQ Level 2||Part-time (day)||Various|
|Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma||Full-time||Week beginning 4 September 2017|
|Advanced Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating Level 3||Part-time (day)||Monday|
|Painting & Decorating City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma||Full-time||Week beginning 4 September 2017|