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Level 2 Painting and Decorating Traineeship/Apprentice NI

Level 2
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This Level 2 Painting and Decorating qualification is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career within the Construction industry. Thus it is necessary for applicants to be in appropriate employment or work placement. The course supports the Knowledge and Skills development requirements for access at all levels into Painting and Decorating working environment.

You will learn the essential practical skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to gain employment in this field. These are covered in a range of practical and theory modules.

  • Prepare and protect the work and surrounding area,
  • Prepare a range of surfaces - wood, metal and plastering surfaces,
  • apply paint by brush and roller,erect and dismantal access working platforms,
  • prepare for and apply specialist decorative finishes
  • apply stencils,
  • apply paint systems by use of HVLP spray equipment and apply paint systems by the airless spray method.
  • Applicants will be required to hold a minimum of a Level 1 qualification, defined as 4 GCSEs at grade D-G. However the following grades must be held in Maths and English Maths Grade E English grade E Applicants who do not meet the enhanced entry criteria will enter an Introductory Phase of the Traineeship. Upon enrollment trainees will undertake initial assessments which will confirm whether they should enter full Traineeship or the Introductory Phase.

    Achievement of this qualification will be assessed via a combination of knowledge testing, practical assessments, work based evidence and direct observation in the workplace.

    Achievement of this qualification will enable the learner to follow a career in Painting & Decorating with progression routes up to Level 3 in the trades and beyond.

    You will be required to complete Essential Skills in literacy, Numeracy and ICT at an appropriate level if you do not have do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information technology. you will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development where appropriate.

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    *The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

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