Level 3 Painting & Decorating Advanced Apprenticeship, Part Time

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Subject Area: Painting & Decorating
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What will I study on the course?

This course consists of the following:  
  • On-site training
  • Work-Based Learning training
  • Key Skills Level 2

What are the entry requirements for the course?

Students must:

  • Be aged 16 or over
  • Not be in full-time education or on any other training programme
  • Have lived in the UK for the past three years

There are no formal entry requirements for any level, however the employer may stipulate entry qualifications when recruiting an apprentice to a particular job role.

Students will be expected to have a contract to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. This must be paid employment. However, you can still apply for this course if you are actively seeking employment, but this must be in place before you can commence the training.

As there may be different entry requirements for apprenticeships, depending on the occupational sector, all students are required to have an initial assessment test.

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How to Apply

Interview required - Contact New College Nottingham on (0115) 9100100 for an application form or apply online.

How is my course assessed?

Practical and theory work are continually assessed throughout the qualification by the tutor at college and the workplace.  
Students are required to keep a portfolio of evidence generated in the workplace.



Awarding Body

Construction Awards Alliance

Fees and charges

This course is free for UK and EU residents who are between 16 and 18.

If you’re 19 or over please click here for information on how we can help with fees and speak to one of our friendly advisors on 0115 9 100 100.

Start Date

04 September 2013

Start Date Notes

The above date is the first day of term however as (this is a work-based course/this course runs on demand) you can start at any time from this date onwards.


2 Year(s)



Potential Careers

  • Self-employed as a painter & decorator
  • Site Foreman

Other Details

Tools and materials, workshop space and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) will be provided by the college during study. You will need to provide stationery, safety footwear, and overalls or old clothes.  
Students must be able to access full range of work NVQ.

Construction apprentice Michael Cassidy, came third in the Association of Colleges' Student of the Year Award 2012. Michael went from NEET to finalist in under two years.

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Venue Notes

All construction students will be expected to attend college as well as having an assessor come out to meet them in the workplace.


Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, it is advisable to check information prior to enrolment.
Location of courses may also change as ncn continues to improve and develop facilities.
The college reserves the right to cancel any programme if there is insufficient enrolment.
Up-to-date information on any course is available from our friendly advisors on (0115) 9100100 or via email at enquiries@ncn.ac.uk.