Connie Broderick

Lecturing in Painting & Decorating

Connie Broderick lectures in Painting & Decorating in the Dublin School of Architecture, Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street. He is a Chief Examiner for the Ireland Skills National Competition in Painting and Decorating.

Connie served his apprenticeship with Malachy J Ryan in Tipperary from 1972 to 1977 and was involved in all types of decoration including domestic, commercial and display work.

He studied Painting & Decorating in Bolton Street where he received the Department of Education Senior Certificate and City and Guilds of London Craft Certificate and Supplementary Studies in Painting and Decorating. He studied at the DIT Learning and Teaching Centre where he successfully completed a Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching. He has also attended drawing and painting courses at the National College of Art and Design.

Connie was employed by FAS Ballyfermot as a part time painting and decorating instructor and was a self employed Signwriter/ Painter and Decorator from 1983 to 2001. He is a Certified Advanced Installer / Instructor for Lincrusta wall coverings. He has also a worked as a Demonstrator for a number of Akzo Nobel products including Spray Painting Techniques, Sandtex Product Application, and Decorative Effects, Paints and Glazes.

At present he lectures in Painting and Decorating to apprentice decorators, preparation and paint application, visual effects to students studying Visual Merchandising, preparation and finishing to students studying Wood Manufacturing and Finishing, and preparation and finishing to students studying Timber Product Technology DT169

Connie was a member of the advising team for the Solas Painting and Decorating curriculum, with particular inout on curriculum learning outcomes, standards, skills and knowledge to achieve advanced Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications, and was involved in compiling a question bank for the phase 6 examinations “Painting and Decorating” theory and drawing final test papers for inclusion in the Solas “question bank”. He also featured in Commercial Transport Magazine Sept 1990 for Vehicle Art and Signwork and in Fleet Management Magazine May 1991 for Vehicle Art and Signwork.

Certified Advanced Installer / Instructor Lincrusta wall coverings: 2010
DIT. Lincrusta Centre of Excellence

Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Third Level Learning and Teaching:  2005-2007

Certified Demonstrator for Akzo Nobel products. 2004

  • Spray Painting Techniques
  • Sandtex product application
  • Decorative effects paints and glazes

Office Applications Distance Learning: Awarded 3 ECTS Level 1 Credits: 2002

City & Guilds of London Institute. Supplementary Studies: Colour and Design and Craft Supervision: 1979-81

City & Guilds of London Institute: Craft Certificate in Painting and Decorating: 1978-79

Building Trade Certificate Senior:  Painting and Decorating: 1977-78

Member of the Painting Craft Teachers Association

Assistant Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2004 to Date
Lecturing Phase 4 and Phase 6 Apprentices of Painting and Decorating in Theory, Practical, Drawing, Craft calculations and Computer operations
Visual Merchandising: Preparation and Paint application: Visual effects Broken colour work.
Architecture students: Introduction to painting and decorating. 
Wood Manufacturing and finishing: Preparation and finishing Theory.
Timber Product Technology DT169: Theory and furniture finishes.

Pro-Rata Part-Time Assistant Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology: 2001-2004
Lecturing to Painting and Decorating apprentices in Theory, Practical, Drawing and Craft Calculations 

Part-Time Teachning, Dublin Institute of Technology: 1984-2001 
Lecturing to Painting and Decorating apprentices in Theory, Practical, Drawing and Craft calculations.

Self-employed Signwriter/ Painter and Decorator: 1983 to 2001

Ardagh Trailers: Resident Signwriter/ Painter and Decorator: 1977-1983

Malachy J Ryan (Deceased): Apprentice Painter and Decorator: 1972-1977

Chief Advising Examiner to Ireland Skills Competition- Painting and Decorating: 2012 to date

Chief Advising Examiner to the Department of Education and Science- National Skills Competition- Painting and Decorating: 2008

Assistant Examiner to the Department of Education and Science- National Skills Competition- Painting and Decorating: 2004-2008

Designed Pre-Lim design 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008

Designed National competition design 2005,2008 and 2012 to date

Attended Drawing and Painting courses at the National College of Art and Design.

Featured in Commercial Transport Magazine Sept 1990 for Vehicle Art and Signwork.

Featured in Fleet Management Magazine May 1991 for Vehicle Art and Signwork.

Recipient of awards for set design.