Apprentice Painter & Decorator Ref: 2671N Garton

Working as part of a small team, the apprentice will prepare background surfaces for painting and decorating (including filling and rubbing down), apply paint by brush and roller, and hang wall coverings. They must adhere to health & safety procedures at all times.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £136.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001246681

  • Positions

    1 available

Working as part of a small team, the apprentice will:

  • Prepare background surfaces for painting and decorating (including filling and rubbing down)
  • Apply paint by brush and roller
  • Hang wall coverings
  • They must adhere to health & safety procedures at all times.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Punctual
  • Physically fit
  • Have a strong work ethic.

Personal qualities

  • Be enthusiastic, reliable and willing to learn.
  • They must be a good time keeper and a good team player.
  • A keen attention to detail is essential.
  • If offered a work trial access to a vehicle would be an advantage. 

Qualifications required

  • A to C Maths and English (or equivalent) preferred

Future prospects

Genuine career prospects, the employer is looking for an apprentice who will learn all aspects of the business and become a valued member of the team.

Things to consider

An apprenticeship wage can start at £3.50 per hour and this may affect your ability to travel to your place of work, please take travel costs along with estimated travel time into consideration before you apply for an apprenticeship position.

About the employer

Our painting and decorating company can boast both many years of experience and many successfully completed projects. Satisfied customers are what motivate us to complete jobs reliably, faithfully and on time.

Employer

Garton

Address

3

Crossland Road

Hope Valley

S32 1AN

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Training provider

Life Long Learning and Skills work to match employers to training providers and help recruit suitable candidates. The Training Provider will be confirmed with you at a later stage however you should bear in mind that you may need to attend day release courses with your Training Provider and may need to travel for this. Apprenticeship Qualifications may include an NVQ, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, Employee Rights Workbook and Functional Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider

SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifelong Learning and Skills Service

Contact

David Archer 01142 735960 david.archer@sheffield.gov.uk


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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017