Position:
Apprentice Painter & Decorator with Bell Decorating Group
Employment Type:
Apprenticeship
Salary:
£4.89
Location:
ST5 9QF
Closing Date:
28th July, 2017

Following an initial 2 week work experience placement successful applicants will be working with the local branch team on a variety of painting and decorating contracts. These include work for social housing clients, local authority clients, healthcare and education as well as more specialist projects.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Stripping off old wallpaper or paint
  • Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level
  • Preparing surfaces with primer and undercoat
  • Mixing paint to the right shade, either by hand or using computerised colour-matching equipment
  • Applying layers of paint and hanging wallpaper
  • Tidying up after finishing a job.
  • On some jobs you might apply specialist finishes such as rag rolling, graining and marbling. You will often work from ladders or raised platforms to reach ceilings.

Skills Required: 

  • If you’ve got good concentration levels and want a practical job, this job could suit you well.
  • To be good at this job you should also be able to pay close attention to detail. You should have good hand-to-eye coordination.
  • As a painter and decorator, you will work on a variety of projects internal and external

Personal Qualities:

  • Good team player
  • Driven
  • Can work on own initiative
  • Self motivated
  • Must be smart and presentable and flexible to work over-time if required.

Qualifications required for this apprenticeship:

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

Apprenticeship Framework: Level 2 painting and decorating

Apprenticeship Duration: 2 years


How To Apply

Please see advert for more information.



Bell Group are a National Painting and Decorating Main Contractor with over 28 branch locations. They provide a diverse range of services to a large portfolio of clients. The group is committed to employing apprentices to ensure continued quality of workmanship and business sustainability. The organisation provides an excellent platform for apprentices to learn, develop and achieve their potential with apprentice mentors located at every branch to support apprentice progression.