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Painting and Decorating - Level 3 CSkills Diploma

Part Time

Course Overview

This one year course is designed to give students a higher qualification in painting and decorating and in a specialist area within the trade.

Course Content

Students will be given instruction, guidance and encouragement to practice and develop the skills necessary to achieve the award.

  • Knowhow to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Erect and dismantle access and working platforms
  • Application of paint systems by brush and roller
  • Apply papers to wall and ceilings
  • Knowhow to produce specialist decorative finishes
  • Ability┬áto carry out specialist architectural feature work
  • Knowhow to apply water-borne paint systems using air-less equipment
  • Preparation of surfaces for decoration.

Entry Requirement

Completion of a Level 2 diploma and Key Skill Level 1. There will be an interview before entry to the course.


The course is continuously assessed by both practical and written assignments/tests. There will an individual multiple choice test set for each unit and an online external test.

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How to Enrol

To enrol on this course you will first need to have a telephone interview with the course tutor - please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484 to arrange this. You will then be provided with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.

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Course Outline

Course Code: ARBL052
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: 12/09/2018
Day & Time: Wed
Tuition Fees: TBC (previously £2386.00)
Registration Fees: £114.00
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