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Painting & Decorating Apprenticeship

Reference number: SW-004621
  • Salary: approx £200 per week
  • Job Type: Apprenticeships
  • Employer: Step Ahead
  • Location: Berkeley Group London Sites

Step Ahead on behalf of Berkeley Group are looking for an Apprentice Painter & Decorator.

1) at Royal Arsenal in Woolwich (Berkeley East Thames project).

2) at London Dock in Wapping (St George project).

  • Apprenticeship opportunities on both projects.

  • The duration of the job role can last up to a year.

  • The salary will be approximately £200 per week.

  • Skills Required – Dedicated to working and learning.

  • The jobs itself, will be painting and decorating on a new build.

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Job Description

Duties include

  • Masking/sheeting up.
  • Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level.
  • Preparing surfaces by sanding down, priming, mist coat and undercoat.
  • Applying layers of paint to different surfaces i.e. plasterboard, timber, metal and hanging wallpaper.
  • Apply different paint finishes such as Matt, Eggshell, Gloss, Satinwood etc.
  • Tidying up after finishing a job.

Skills Required

  • Dedicated to working and learning

Personal Qualities

  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player

Qualifications Required

  • Ideally looking for candidates for immediate start therefore, a CSCS card is essential.
  • Maths and English GCSEs C/4 or above


  • Maths and English functional skills level 1

Working Week

  • 8:00am – 17:00

Date posted: 09/06/2021

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