Apprentice Painter & Decorator

Closing Date: 04/12/2022
Contract Contract
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary National Minimum Wage
Company Education Training Collective

Job Description

Brief overview of the role

GV Decorators – A fantastic opportunity to start a career in Painting & Decorating with an established, family run business in Middlesbrough. GV Decorators are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic apprentice to join their growing team.

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be trained and supervised in some of the following areas:

  • Prepare the work area safely providing dust sheets and protection to furniture and adjacent surfaces
  • Identify hazards and risks in the workplace ensuring a safe environment is maintained at all times
  • Select, use, maintain and store, paint, tools, wallcoverings, spray equipment, steps, ladders and towers safely
  • Follow and maintain work procedures and method statements
  • Make the most efficient and effective use of resources, time and materials
  • Work to allocated times and schedules for the project
  • Identify different building methods e.g. steel frame, reinforced concrete frame, traditional solid wall and cavity wall, block and dry lined which determine the appropriate paint products and specifications
  • Advise clients about basic colour choices

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Painter & Decorator at Stockton Riverside College
  • Functional Skills maths & English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is a well regarded and recognised qualification in the Painting & Decorating industry. GV Decorators are looking to invest in their workforce and further training and progression will be offered upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Working week

40 hours, Monday to Thursday 8am – 4.30pm Friday 8am-3.30pm.

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

Things to consider

Apprentices will be expected to attend sessions at Stockton Riverside College each week so transport must be considered. This role will be physically demanding so please bear this in mind when applying.







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