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Painting and Decorating Apprentice - Wembley Park

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Job Title

Painting and Decorating Apprentice

Wembley Park
Reference Code
Contract hours

8.00 am – 4.30 pm (37.5 hours per week). Two 30 minutes lunch break (unpaid).



£327 p/w


Number of vacancies 1
Potential qualification and progress 


Painting & Decorating Level 2 or Level 3


Estimated start date

1st August 2020

Length of apprenticeship

12-15 months

Eligibility criteria

English and Maths Level 1, valid CSCS card

Application closing date

15th July 2020

The role and responsibilities

  • To take measurements and calculate the quantity of materials needed
  • To ensure that equipment and working platforms are safely erected and dismantled.
  • To efficiently prepare surfaces for decoration, in line with working instructions to include:
    • Removing existing paint and/or paper
    • Repair and making good of surfaces
    • Use of primer and sealer
  • Utilising brushing, rolling or spraying paints, stains, varnishes and other finishes as and when required.
  • To select and prepare adhesives, and apply papers to ceilings and walls.
  • To ensure the cleaning, maintenance and storage of materials.
  • Attend College on a day release basis, and undertake any additional training as requested.
  • Ensure your full commitment and support of the apprentice review process and willing to undertake workplace assessments.
  • Follow Health & Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed.
  • Utilise all tools, equipment and materials safely in accordance with COSHH Regulations.
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers.
  • To undertake such other duties which are reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.
  • To undertake personal health and safety duties as detailed in the Health and Safety policy held on site.

 Skills and experience

  • Hold a valid CSCS card essential
  • English and Maths Level 1
  • A keen interest in pursuing a career within painting and decorating
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues, enjoys being a team player
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed as well as punctual
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach

 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.