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Painting and Decorating (Level 3 Apprenticeships NI)

APPNI
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•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 to World Skills.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

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  • Course: Apprenticeship NI Level 3 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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Course Modules

  • Producing specialist architectural finishes for decorative work
  • Appling water-borne paint systems using airless equipment
  • Applying water-borne paint system using high volume low pressure (HVLP) spray equipment
  • Erecting and dismantling Access Equipment and working platforms
  • Producing specialist finishes for decorative work
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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 and hold a level 2 in painting and decorating

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English and Maths at Grade 05 or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed and hold a level 2 in painting and decorating

Work Placement

You are employed so you attend NWRC 1 day per week to complete Level 3 qualification and will also be assessed on site by NWRC Assessor.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - Personnel Protection Equipment

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of Level 3 Diploma in Painting & Decorating 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.

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