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.

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Skill Build 2013 - Kristian Pilmer

New College Durham Host Regional SkillBuild Competition 2013

New College Durham hosted the annual North East Regional heat of SkillBuild on Tuesday 18 June 2013. 

a brush stroke away final news

A brush stroke away from the final

A New College Durham student won the North-East Apprentice Painting and Decorating heat at York College.

World Skills - Gemma & Ryan

Best in the country!

New College Durham students are celebrating after excelling at the prestigious World Skills UK finals.  

Market stall 2

Market stall manufacturing

Business and technology students worked together to produce a market stall for events.

Painting and Decorating

Work experience at Beamish Museum

Two of our Level 1 painting and decorating students took part in a study placement at Beamish Museum.

World Skills - Gemma & Ryan

National SkillBuild Competition

Technology students support their peers in the National Skillbuild Competition at Birmingham NEC.

Skillbuild 2014

Skill Build Regional Heat

Painting & decorating students competed against the best in regional competition.

Beamish - Women in Construction

Painting a bright future for women in construction

We have been working on a project with Beamish Museum to get more females into construction.


Durham Rugby Club gets a face-lift

Our painting and decorating students were involved in a community based project at Durham Rugby Club.

Beamish apprentice project

Decorating project is a sweet success

Apprentices from New College Durham help with refurbishment project at Beamish Museum.