Painting & Decorating Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-017486
  • Salary: Apprenticeship Wage
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: Campbell Smith & CO LTD
  • Location: London


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Job Purpose Summary:

To work as part of the site-based team of skilled tradespeople providing painting and decorating support.

• Preparation to all surfaces including walls and woodwork (rubbing down, scraping, using sandpaper and removing old paint)
• Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material
• Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right colour or texture
• Apply paints to ceiling, wall areas and all woodwork according to instructions with various tools
• Apply specialist coatings to areas including internal and external floors, walls, ceilings.
• Measure and calculate areas for paint coverage.
• Assist with reading instructions, specification and examining surfaces to determine work required.
• Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met.
• Build on-site preparations such as scaffolding or covering fixtures.
• To carry out any tasks within the employee’s skill and ability.

Person Specification:
• Willing to learn a new trade and skills for painting techniques.
• Capacity to develop knowledge of painting materials and how to select, mix and apply them.
• Aptitude in using appropriate tools (brushes, sandpaper etc)
• Manual dexterity to balance on scaffolding and ladders
• Ability to work at height or in dusty environments (appropriate PPE provided)
• Good level of Maths and English
All equipment & PPE will be provided.

Training will be provided for all aspects of the role and tasks undertaken. They will be joining a company with proven track record of successful projects in London & South East.

Currently studying towards a Diploma / NVQ in Painting & Decorating or would like to commence an apprenticeship/college attendance.

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