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Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting
Level 2

Apprenticeship:

Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 22 months

Painters and Decorators operate in domestic and commercial properties and undertake the decoration and protection of buildings. Properties include houses, schools, offices, hospitals factories and construction sites. Working internally or externally they work individually and/or as part of a team applying water-borne and/or solvent-borne paint coatings and wallcoverings. They have good knowledge of paint coatings and wallcoverings and understand and comply with statutory, safety and environmental requirements. They are responsible for their own work achieving a high quality finish at the appropriate pace. They are good problem solvers and communicators and are able to interact effectively with colleagues, clients and associated trades.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Painter
  • Decorater

Qualifications

  • Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English 

Progression opportunities

  • Level 3 Diploma in Painting and Decorating

Apprenticeship:

Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 22 months

  • New learners are assessed by a Skills Coach to ensure their suitability for the programme
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study

Skills

  • Working safely and proactively
  • Work to commercial standards and speed
  • Interpret and follow job instructions
  • Prepare work areas
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Covering of different type of surfaces
  • Mixing of adhesives

Knowledge

  • Understand the technical principles of paint and wall paper
  • Understand the technical principles of applying paint to old and new plaster
  • Following the working at height regulations
  • Understand how calculate quantity, length area and wastage

Behaviours

  • Customer service
  • Effective communication
  • Effective team work
  • Logical thinking
  • Working effectively
  • Time management
  • Adaptability

Apprenticeship:

Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

Qualification: Level 2

Duration: 22 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 2 Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting course.