Painting holidays Isle of Man
Apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 years or over.
An apprenticeship will take a minimum of 3 years to complete from start to finish.
You will need a minimum of two D grades at GCSE (including English) or equivalent to be eligible for this course and to have secured employment with a locally registered painting and decorating company.
You will attend the IOM College on a part time basis and will study towards achieving a full level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment.
Through your industry specific job you will have the opportunity to both earn a wage and add the on-site experience which will be a vital part of completing your apprenticeship and achieving Manx Craft status.
Your studies will teach you – amongst other things - how to measure up, plan and set out your work, how to apply a variety of paint finishes and hang wall paper.
Once you have completed your college studies and logged the required amount of on-site experience you will have completed your apprenticeship and be eligible to apply for a Craft Card, which may be required to enable you to work on certain jobs and projects..
If you have an industry specific employer you will be paid a salary at a minimum of the guidelines set out by the IOM Employers Federation. Your employer, once he has registered your training with Training Services, will be eligible for grant assistance towards your training and day release.
How to apply
To become a P&D apprentice, you will need to apply to the Isle of Man College once you have met the entry requirements listed above. It should be noted that as places on this course are strictly limited it will be important that you contact the College as early as possible and once both elements of this criteria are in place.