Painting and Decorating Apprentice - Wembley Park

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title

Painting and Decorating Apprentice

Location
Wembley Park
Reference Code
BW206
Contract hours

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.

Salary

£200 p/w

Number of vacancies 3
Potential qualification and progress 

NVQ Level 2 Painting & Decorating

Estimated start date

 January 2020

Length of apprenticeship

12-15 months

Eligibility criteria

Entry Level 3 in Functional skills or GSCE grade Level 2/G or above in English, Maths.

Application closing date

7 February 2020

Summary

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.

 
The role and responsibilities

  • 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.

 Skills and experience

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation
  • Desire to learn
  • Valid CSCS card desired but not essential
  • Has strong self-awareness
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player
  • Entry Level 3 in Functional skills or GSCE grade Level 2/G or above in English, Maths.

 Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.