What qualification will I achieve?
The successful apprentice will achieve the Painter and Decorator standard at Level 2.
Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 Englsih and Maths prior to taking the end point asessment.
How long is the course?
Typically 36 months. This timescale may reduce if an apprentice is part-qualified on entry.
How will I learn?
The apprenticeship will largely take place at the site of the employer, using day to day working activities to underpin knowledge that is learnt. A portion of the apprenticeship will take place at Furness College through classroom based learning. This is likely to be as part of a day release from the employer although each sector has differing delivery structure and this will be discussed with the employer and apprentice.
Off-the-job training is learning which is undertaken outside of the normal day-to-day working environment and leads towards the achievement of the apprenticeship. The 20% Off-the-job training requirement is measured over the course of an apprenticeship, not per academic year. This is an essential part of the apprenticeship and therefore must take place during employed time and the apprentice must be paid for the off the job training.
What subjects will I study?
This apprenticeship is level 2.
The apprenticeship will cover a wide range of knowledge, skills and behaviours all of which will assist the apprentice in their day to day work duties. These will include:
• the range of equipment, tools and materials
• preparing the materials you need
• how to work at height
• different working environments
• preparation, application and removal methods
How will I be assessed?
At the end of the apprenticeship students will be expected to take part in an end point assessment. Here they will have a knowledge test and a skills test which will cover the knowledge and skills gained from their apprenticeship and a professional discussion. Throughout the apprenticeship, students will also build up a portfolio of work for discussion, which will compromise of evidence produced in the work place to show the apprentice has met the knowledge, skills and behaviours detailed in the standard.
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What are the entry requirements?
Individual employers set the selection criteria, but this is likely to include 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English, although some employers will accept other relevant qualifications and experience, including a relevant Level 2 qualification. Apprentices without English or Maths at Level 2 must achieve this prior to taking the end point assessment.
Can I get more information?
For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.furness.ac.uk
Typical job roles
This apprenticeship is aimed at people currently in the below role or seeking employment in the below roles:
What opportunities will this lead to?
Progression comes in a variety of ways after achieving the apprenticeship, which are:
• Progression onto HE Learning
• Progression onto Higher Apprenticeship levels
• The potential for advancement in their job role