Apprenticeship in Painting and Decorating

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Construction Building
Code P&DApp03
Qualification Type Apprenticeship
Qualification Level Level 2


Becoming a Painting & Decorating Apprentice is a great opportunity for young people to "earn while you learn".

As the construction industry is growing within your local area there is a need to train young people to become the next generation of tradesperson.

You will work with your employer four days per week and attend your training provider for 1 day per week to gain knowledge and skills to assist you within the workplace.

Throughout this qualification you will cover all aspects of Painting & Decorating to include health & safety, understanding construction technology, erect & dismantle working platforms, preparing surfaces for decoration, apply paint by brush & roller, standard papers to ceilings & walls and produce specialist decorative finishes.    

So if you are a practical learner, motivated by Painting & Decorating and want to earn money while you learn then an apprenticeship in P&D is for you.


Throughout your apprenticeship you will cover the following qualifications;

  • CSkills Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations (Construction) - Painter

  • CSkills Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating

  • Functional Skills in Maths

  • Functional Skills in English

  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)

How will it be delivered?

For the delivery of this apprenticeship you must be employed.

The NVQ Diploma will be delivered within the workplace with the support of your employer.

Diploma, Functional Skills, ERR will be delivered within the Orchard Hull building, 100 New Cleveland Street, Hull, HU8 7HE

Entry requirements

The minimum age requirement for this qualification is 16+; there are no further entry requirements to take this qualification. This means that you can undertake this qualification without any previous training or qualifications in this subject area.

Your next steps...

After completing your intermediate apprenticeship programme we will be working with your employer to progress you to an advanced programme where you can further develop within your specialist area.

Advanced (Level 3) Apprenticeship in Construction Building: Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting Occupations (Construction)

After gaining work experience in the chosen occupational area there are also opportunities to progress into occupational work supervision, management or technical support areas.