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

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.