Painting & Decorating Apprenticeship - London

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180.00 - 190.00 GBP Weekly
16 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
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This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and committed individual who wants to become a fully qualified painter & decorator. Working on site 4 days a week and attending college 1 day.
Job Description

Painters and decorators use a range of coverings to enhance and protect surfaces. These surfaces could include plaster, metal and wood. If you like practical work and enjoy being artistic, this could be a perfect career for you.

To be a painter and decorator, you should have good practical and creative skills. You will need to be able to work carefully and pay attention to detail. Sometimes you'll need a good head for heights.

Your main tasks would include:

measuring surface areas to work out how much paint or wall covering you need
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.

Typical Working Week

You will work on site for four days per week and attend college for one day a week. Most site hours are Monday to Friday, 08.00-17.00.
Person Specification

Positive attitude to work and colleagues
Ability and awareness of working safely
Desire to learn
Has strong self-awareness
Is both resilient and committed
Is always looking to improve
Enjoys being a team player

Career Progression

Depending on previous experience and/or qualifications this apprenticeship will be for a minimum of 12 months. On completion of NVQ L2 in painting & decorating you will gain your blue trade specific CSCS card which enables you to work as a qualified painter & decorator.
Key Training/College Information

K10 will enrol and fund your qualifications through a SFA funded training provider.
Qualifications required/desirable

Apprentices need to have at least Entry Level 3 in Functional skills or GSCE grade G or above in English, Maths and ICT. It will be an advantage if you have previous related work experience, painting and decorating or multi-skills qualifications, CSCS and/or PASMA

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