Apprentice Painter & Decorator
Employment Type:
£3.50 per hour
ST16 3PD
Closing Date:
29th September, 2017

Company: DB Decorating

Following an initial 2 week work experience placement successful applicants will be working on a variety of painting and decorating jobs.

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

*Please note that all applicants will need to successfully complete a work trial before being signed up on to the apprenticeship programme

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Company DB Painting All aspects of interior and exterior painting and decorating provided.