Painting & Decorating at SRC

Painting and Decorating Apprenticeships

Decorative Finishing Apprenticeships will give you the skills you need to become a painter, decorator or industrial painter. Apprentices may work on construction sites or in domestic and commercial premises. They prepare surfaces and apply finishes to create a quality end product for the client.

Main Duties:

As a level 2 apprentice, duties may include:
• Preparing background surfaces
• Applying paint by brush and roller
• Hanging standard wall coverings
• Preparing surfaces by blast method
• Applying paint by spray or other mechanical methods

As a level 3 apprentice, duties may include:
• Preparing background surfaces
• Hanging standard wall coverings
• Preparing surfaces by blast method
• Applying paint by spray or other mechanical methods
• Applying paint by brush and roller
• Fixing coving or cornice work

You need:

Apprenticeships require a good level of English, maths and/or ICT. Our initial assessment and your GCSE results will help inform us of your ability and what support we can offer to get you to the level required.

If you do not hold the relevant GCSEs you will need to complete the Functional Skills qualifications as part of your apprenticeship.

You must be:

  • at least 16
  • a UK resident
  • in employment. We can help with this

To undertake a level 3 apprenticeship, you need a level 2 qualification or to have experience in a relevant field.

Duration:

Level 2: 12 months
Level 3: 18 months