Course Code: CN00005 Painter and Decorator - Intermediate Apprenticeship Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 01 Jan 2023 Bispham Campus / £0 Apply now 01 Apr 2023 Bispham Campus / £0 Apply now 01 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus / £0 Apply now 01 Jan 2024 Bispham Campus / £0 Apply now 01 Apr 2024 Bispham Campus / £0 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary 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 Apprentices without Level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and Maths prior to taking the end point assessment. Learning and Teaching Methods Varied teaching methods are used in order to develop high level sector specific skills. Practical skills and competency will be supported and assessed by the assessor. The functional skills element of the qualification is delivered by specialist teachers, who will provide support either in the college environment or within the work place. Twenty percent of the course is day release teaching and training in the college. Eighty percent is on site at work place for the NVQ competency You will be assessed on site by a qualified assessor who will mentor you through your qualification and assess your skills through a range of methods using and imputing onto an e- portfolio. Additional learning support is available if required. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods Delivery is offered over 36 months of blended day release and flexible / distributed learning through employer/provider delivery, classroom & VLE content through Teams and OneFile, attending college monthly. You will cover the skills, knowledge and behaviours set within this Standard, which fall under the below areas Work Methods Identify and respond to customer needs Construction Industry and Building Methods Product and specification Information Preparation and Application and Removal Other Costs and Equipment Needed All construction apprentices are required to adhere to Health & Safety when in the workshops, PPE must be worn at all times. You will need to speak to your employer around any protective clothing you may need to buy, or whether it is provided by them, including items such as Safety boots Safety helmet Hi-vis vest Work trousers Safety glasses Gloves All of the above items can be purchased from local suppliers for a total cost of £45. You will also need to be prepared in all your sessions with paper, pens and a folder to keep all your revision and notes that you take during lessons. Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Career Options and Progression If you successfully achieve all parts of the Apprenticeship, your Skills Coach will discuss your next steps to take. Dependent on your roles and responsibilities, this may be the next level of the subject you have been studying already or a different pathway.