Full Time Further Education In this section Studying further education Vocational areas Access to Higher Education Choices Plus The English Language Centre GCSE numerical grading Getting ready for your college interview How to apply Access to Higher Education Painting & Decorating If you are practical and artistic then painting and decorating could be the career for you. You need to be creative, have an attention to detail, excellent practical skills, plus a good head for heights! Why study painting & decorating at New College Durham? We have expert teaching staff and industry standard facilities. Our painting & decorating programmes Paint yourself a new career in painting and decorating with one of our courses. What jobs can you do in painting & decorating? Paint yourself a new career in painting and decorating. Our painting & decorating students get the best experience Find out about the exciting activities our painting & decorating students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham. Meet our students Our painting and decorating students have gone onto do great things. Meet our Apprentices Our Apprentices have gone on to do great things. Our links with employers and industry We work closely with local employers in the industry including Walter Thompson, BAM Construction and Gentoo. Skills competitions Discover more about the skills competitions our students have entered as part of their course, and the awards they achieved. Related information Take a tour around our Painting & Decorating facilities Individual work rooms give our painting and decorating students’ experience of working in real life conditions.