Apprentice Painter and Decorator with Fitzjohn Group
Employment Type:
£3.50 per hour
Closing Date:
30th 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

Must be willing to work/lodge away as and when required, additional allowances will be paid

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
– CSCS Card, can be provided by PM Training

Apprenticeship Framework:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting

Apprenticeship Duration:

2 Years

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Fitzjohn Painting Contractors Ltd is based in Stoke on Trent, established in 2003 and has 30 years experience in the industry. Working nationwide, providing specialist, comprehensive and high class commercial and domestic painting and decorating service. Covering all aspects of internal and external finishing. Consistently delivering a high standard of workmanship through skilled and fully trained employees using quality products. Undertaking work for both public and private sectors across a variety of organisations.