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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating

51PIFW/AER-1920
  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length21 Months
  3. Type of CourseApprenticeship
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs.

Why not get your painting and decorating career off to a great start with an apprenticeship? At MidKent College, a variety of units are taught to make sure you're equipped for your future painting and decorating career.

These units include:

  • Efficiency in the workplace
  • Health and Safety
  • Loading and unloading materials
  • Preparing materials
  • Calculations of materials
  • Carrying out Painting & Decorating practical work

    Other Important Info

  • Some of your training will be College based, and you'll receive practical teaching in the workshops, as well as theory sessions to apply to your work
  • All students must provide their own personal protective equipment at College to study Painting & Decorating

    Future Prospects

    On completion of the course, you'll be a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out painting and decorating on workplace projects. If you successfully complete the level 2 course, you will be able to progress onto the level 3.

    Entry Requirements

    Students need to have the following:

  • Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week
  • A good standard of education with 5 GCSEs at A-D / 9-3 including maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Jacob Stone

      We’re learning cutting in, wallpapering, woodwork – all sort of things really. I prefer wallpapering as it’s a specific skill to learn, and not many people know about it. I’m a full-time apprentice at the moment. To start with it was quite hard to pick up all the techniques but you learn it pretty quick as it’s ...