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Painting and Decorating (Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2)


Apprenticeship outline

On this course you’ll learn the skills needed for a career in painting and decorating while earning a wage.

This course is for those employed in the construction industry as a painter and decorator. You will come into College one day a week to complete the underpinning knowledge and build the portfolio of evidence you need for your qualifications.The apprenticeship is made up of the following elements:

  • NVQ 2 in Painting and Decorating
  • Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship below.

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664 Nuthall Road


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Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating


18 - 24 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week as a painter and decorator.
  • You will also need GCSEs at grades A* to D/9 to 3 or equivalent in English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role.

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

Each unit is continually assessed. You will present evidence of competence via practical assessments and production of a personal portfolio.


With a satisfactory tutor recommendation, good performance and commitment at work, it is possible for you to progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating.

Additional information
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating
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