2x Apprentice Painter and Decorator with Unicorn Decorators
Employment Type:
£3.50 per hour
Closing Date:
16th June, 2017

Job Description:

To learn the skills associated with becoming a qualified Painter and Decorator, through on the job training and attendance at PM Training one day per week.

Use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces.

Your main tasks would include:

– Working out how much paint or wall covering required by measuring surface areas
– Wallpaper/paint stripping
– Repairing surfaces by filling holes and smoothing cracks
– Preparing surfaces with primer and undercoat
– Mixing paint
– Applying layers of paint and hanging wallpaper
– Tidying up after finishing a job
– Learning painting techniques such as; rag rolling, graining and marbling
– There may be a requirement to work safely from ladders or raised platforms to reach ceilings

Skills required for this apprenticeship:

– Good practical and creative skills
– Be able to work carefully and pay attention to detail
– Be comfortable to work at heights
– Able to work as part of a team
– Ability to understand and carry out instructions
– Good level of Maths skills

Personal qualities required for this apprenticeship:

– Proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge
– Flexible, enthusiastic. “can-do” approach
– Other; Good Work Ethic, Passion and right attitude to work

Qualifications required for this apprenticeship:

– GCSE Maths and English A*- C or Functional Skills or equivalent are preferred

Apprenticeship Framework:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

Apprenticeship Duration:

2 Years

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Unicorn Decorators based in Stoke on Trent have been established since 1981 and are the home decorators of choice on properties ranging from substantial period property renovations, blocks of flats, commercial offices, and schools to the smallest of terrace houses. All decorating projects have one thing in common the same degree of care and attention is given to each decorating job under taken.

Unicorn Decorators are the specialists in the provision of high quality interior or exterior painting, decoration and renovation for private clients. We also work with a number of property developers, interior designers and architects