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Painting and Decorating (Level 2 Apprenticeships NI)

APPNI
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

Fast Facts: There is a shortfall in the number of Painters and Decorators qualified and therefore employment opportunities are good.Your day-to-day tasks may include:• measuring surface areas and working out how much paint or wall covering is needed• preparing the materials you need• stripping off old wallpaper or layers of paint• filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level• covering surfaces with primer and undercoat• mixing paint to the right shade, often using computerised colour-matching equipment• applying coats of paint, hanging wallpaper and adding special finishes like glazes or marbling• tidying up after finishing, and cleaning your tools.On industrial jobs, you will use abrasive methods like sandblasting to remove old paintwork, and apply finishes with spray-painting equipment.If you like to work with surfaces, have a good eye for detail and are creative then this is the course for you. Enrichment activities include European Projects and the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions with the aim of progressing World Skills.Students who enter programme without Maths, English and ICT at grade C or above must also attend additional essential skills which allows for progression to Level 3.
  • Start Date
    6 Sep 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Apprenticeship NI Level 2 Painting and Decorating
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
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Course Modules

  • Level 2 diploma in Painting and Decorating 6707-23
  • Level 2 NVQ diploma in decorative finishing and industrial painting occupations 6572-01
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed.

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English and Maths at Grade 05 or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed

Work Placement

You are employed so you attend NWRC 1 day per week to complete the Level 2 qualification and you will also be assessed on site by NWRC Assessor.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - PPE - Safety boots and overalls.

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of the Level 2 Apprenticeship it is possible to progress to undertake a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating, through Apprenticeship NI. Options for further progression include a Higher National Certificate, Higher National Diploma, NEBOSH, or a degree.

Career Prospects

Salary GuideStarter: £15,000 to £18,000Experienced: £21,000 to £25,000Highly Experienced: £25,000 to £30,000Self-employed painters and decorators set their own pay rates.With experience, you could become a team supervisor or move into related areas like estimating, contract management, interior or set design, or apprentice training.

Enquiry

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    When I finish my Foundation Degree I’d like to go on to University and do a Bio-Medical Degree and eventually work in a forensic lab.
    Suzanne Ramage
  • Image of Declan Porter
    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter

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