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Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-009664
  • Salary: Under 18s - £14,500pa Over 18 years of age £16,500pa
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Berkeley Group
  • Location: London

Brief Description: 

The role of an apprentice painter and decorator is to assist in the preparation and decoration of building interiors using paint, wallpaper and other decorative finishes.

Person Specification:

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Hard-working
  • Follows instructions
  • Good practical and creative skills
  • Clean and tidy
  • Normal colour vision
  • Works well as part of a team and individually
  • Meticulous with an attention to detail
  • Takes pride in the job

Overview of the Role:

  • Prepare surfaces for painting/decorating
  • Follow drawings and instructions
  • Prepare work area
  • Hang wallpaper
  • Paint a variety of surfaces
  • Erect and dismantle work equipment
  • Work safely and competently in a site based environment always adhering to Group Health and Safety standards

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard.
  • To actively participate in own development plan under the supervision of your line manager, sub-contractor management team and the College assessor
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description.
  • To work safely and competently in a site based environment and to always adhere to Group Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is used at the appropriate time for each task being undertaken.
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, toolbox talks, supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role.
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect.
  • To operate with a ‘one team’ approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues.
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles in order to achieve a goal.
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a ‘can do’ mentality and work ethic.
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond.
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of customers and Berkeley Homes.
  • Act in accordance with the company Culture and Values of ‘Our Vision’ commitment to be a World Class Business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.

Please email an up-to-date CV to Kerry@southwarkworks.org.uk

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Date posted: 10/05/2022

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