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Painter and Decorator Apprenticeship Standard

This qualification will provide apprentices with all the necessary skills to work towards operating within domestic and commercial properties, including houses, schools, offices, hospitals and construction sites.

Classes take place at our Green Lane Campus, which is also home to our Bell Decorating Academy – a specialist centre designed for students to develop their skills and be work-ready.

The Academy also offers a range of opportunities, including industry masterclasses from the Bell Group staff, where apprentices will have the chance to gain industry insight and advice from experts. As part of the course, apprentices receive free work wear, and will be required to take part in community-based decorating projects around the West Midlands region.

Employer overview

The Bell Decorating Academy is a unique partnership with Walsall College designed to get apprentices prepared for the world of work. The skills taught on this hands-on course allow our apprentices to keep one-step ahead, so they are ready for work, right from the start.

 Apprentices on this course will develop the following skills, knowledge and behaviours:

  • A confident understanding of the organisation, its values, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrating professionalism, self-management, quality assurance and industry approved standards of behaviour
  • Confidently preparing a safe and clean work environment and knowledge of how to report and manage accidents or hazards on site
  • Communicating effectively with clients using industry terminology, whilst taking into consideration the client specification and responding accordingly
  • A sound understanding of different techniques, products and materials and the ability to implement correctly.

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Level 1 qualification in related subject, interview and initial assessment at an appropriate level.

Progression to Level 3 or a Construction Apprenticeship will be based upon a satisfactory reference from your Level 2 Personal Tutor to include professional attitude, attendance, punctuality and performance.

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Basic Information

Course Code B62F2PAD9P
Location Green Lane Campus
Level Level 2
Type Full-Time
Fee Aged 16-18: FREE, Aged 19 & Over: Call to speak to Student Finance
Start Date Sep 09 2019

Maths & English Requirement

English and Maths is a mandatory part of the 16-19 study programme.
If you have GCSEs in English and Maths at:

  • A* - C or 4-9 - You will continue to study English and Maths but do not have to take another exam.
  • D or 3 - You will need to resit your GCSE English and Maths at college.
  • E, F or G / 1 or 2 - You will study for Functional Skills until you get to Level 1. Then you will take GCSE English and Maths.

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