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Painting and Decorating (Level 2 Traineeship)

City and Guilds
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

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, use of 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. European Projects and the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions will be available.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

Available Sessions

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    Type
    Start Date
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  • Course: City and Guilds Level 2 Traineeship Painting and Decorating
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

Applicants will be required to hold a minimum of a level 1 qualification, defined as 4 GCSEs including Maths (Grade E) and English (Grade E)

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (grade 05-08 or above) to include English and Maths at (Grade 06 or above).

Work Placement

Students will be required to attend work experience which will be organised on a weekly basis or in blocks throughout the calendar year.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - PPE College covers cost.

What's Next?

Further Study

Students without Maths and English at grade C or above will have the opportunity to complete essential skills to Level 2 as part of the programme of study. On successful completion of the Level 2 Dip or employment status/entry qualifications it is possible to progress onto full time employment on Apprenticeship NI programme.

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

  • Image of Carrie Bonner
    NWRC has opened so many doors for me and has given me the experience I need for a career in the creative media industry.
    Carrie Bonner
  • Image of Jack McDonald
    During my time at NWRC Limavady, I have felt nothing but accepted, welcomed and encouraged. I’d highly recommend the Art and Design experience at NWRC to anyone looking to start a career in the creative sector. The tutors will push you to achieve at the highest level.
    Jack McDonald

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