Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating

Painter & Decorator ST0295

Level: Level 2

Duration: 36 months

Course Dates: Ongoing


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.

Entry Requirements

  • Individual employers will identify entry requirements in terms of previous qualifications, training or other criteria.
  • Candidates require Level 1 Maths and English (equivalent to GCSE grade 3 or above) or other comparable qualifications. 


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