Painting and Decorating

Intermediate Apprenticeship • Level 2

Painting and Decorating

Intermediate Apprenticeship • Level 2

Type of LearningApprenticeship

Course CodeA2017

Study ModePart Time

Duration3 years

Awarded ByCity & Guilds

Location ByBurnley College



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About the course

Achieving specialised skills in paining and decorating can set you up with a career for life and a progression onto higher levels of learning. Our apprenticeships with local businesses will allow you to focus on the skills required to become a competent apprentice. You will be employed by a company and attend Themis at Burnley College one day per week*. You will be taught in our state-of-the-art, industry standard workshops equipped with an extensive range of tools and equipment to enable successful completion of your qualification. Our construction trainers have extensive up-to-date knowledge and industrial experience. Well-established links with employers ensure that our apprentices are kept up-to-date with the latest developments and career opportunities within the industry. Your study programme will cover a wide range of topics including: Applying paint systems by brush and roller Applying standard paper to walls and ceilings Applying water-borne paint systems Preparing surfaces for painting and decorating

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs at grade E/2 or above including English Language and Maths. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and motivated. As part of the interview process, apprentices will undertake a BKSB assessment. Applicants who do not meet the exact entry requirements may also be considered.

Assessment

Knowledge learning outcomes will be assessed via two on-screen assessments, externally set and marked by the awarding organisation supported by several theoretical assessments. You will also complete a range of practical assessments within the college environment. Performance learning outcomes - skills, will require auditable evidence of competent performance from the workplace which demonstrates the apprentice's ability against set assessment criteria, completing a NVQ portfolio of evidence.

Careers & Progression

On successful completion of this course you may progress to an Advanced (Level 3) course or to an Apprenticeship in a trade related area. When you have completed your further studies other courses that are available include HNC/D in Construction and Foundation Degrees. Careers that this course may lead to include self-employed painter and decorator, or study professional qualifications that could lead to becoming a site-supervisor, or could lead to a career in construction management.

Employer information

Employer Benefits

Apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive option for employers of all sizes wanting to bring new talent into their business. An Apprentice can be a solution for your business if you want to: • Develop new talent to meet your needs • Free up existing staff to take on more responsibility • Give your team new skills and energy • Give a young person a career opportunity. • Develop a wider range of business opportunities.


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