Approx. duration: up to 36 months
Start date: Anytime
Attendance: Day release at Ipswich Campus
Entry requirements: Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to thorough initial assessment to clarify course suitability . You may be required to come in and undertake an interview or assessment. Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English 9-3/A-E or a commitment to undertake Level 2 maths and English. Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours a week, and have a contract of employment.
On programme learning: English and Maths (if required) to achieve Level 2 & portfolio of evidence.
End-point assessment: Delivered by City and Guilds
Progression: On completion of this apprenticeship, a Painter and decorator will have the opportunity to progress within the industry in more Senior roles or self employment.
Course Summary: Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the need of both the Apprentice and their employer. This apprenticeship is for those who wish to develop their core skills, knowledge and behaviours, allowing them to work effectively with supervision in a working environment. Painters and Decorators operate in domestic and commercial properties and undertake the decoration and protection of buildings. They are responsible for their own work using a range of methods and application of paint coating and wallcoverings to a high quality finish ensuring, also complying to statutory, safety and environmental requirements. The apprentice will complete an End point Assessment to demonstrate that they can perform knowledge, skills and behaviours in their occupation.