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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Painting & Decorating at MidKent College

Course description

Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship with the College! This nationally recognised standard will provide you with the skills, experience and knowledge you need to progress in your chosen career. Your apprenticeship framework will include a combination of on-the-job training, studying for your qualification at College and maths, English and possibly ICT depending on the framework and any prior GCSEs. Why not get your painting and decorating career off to a great start with an apprenticeship? At MidKent College, a variety of units are taught to make sure you're equipped for your future painting and decorating career.These units include:> Efficiency in the workplace> Health and Safety> Loading and unloading materials> Preparing materials > Calculations of materials> Carrying out Painting & Decorating practical work

Entry requirements

Students need to have the following:> Employment within the sector with a contract of employment for at least 30 hours per week> A good standard of education with 5 GCSEs at A-D / 9-3 including maths and English (or equivalent)> Satisfactory completion of the college initial assessment

Future opportunities

On completion of the course, you'll be a fully qualified tradesperson with the ability to carry out painting and decorating on workplace projects. If you successfully complete the level 2 course, you will be able to progress onto the level 3.

Further information

> Some of your training will be College based, and you'll receive practical teaching in the workshops, as well as theory sessions to apply to your work> All students must provide their own personal protective equipment at College to study Painting & Decorating

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 08 November 2017
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.