Assistant Painter and Decorator Apprentice Perfect Match Decorators

This role provides an opportunity to learn a highly respactable trade with an established local business. You will learn the in's and out's of it means to be a painter and decorator. As well as the technical side of the job you will support with prep work and customer interaction.

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    9 - 5:30 5 days per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Measuring surface areas to work out what materials are required to complete the job.
  • Stripping off existing wallpaper or paint
  • Preparing surfaces with primer or undercoat
  • Applying layers of paint and / or hanging wallpaper
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Independently using initiative.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Good work ethic
  • excellent attention to detail
  • Willing to learn

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the level 2 apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to either further these skills by completing a level 3 qualification if this is route you want to go down. This apprenticeship will lead to a full time role which, given time, will furnish you with the experience to eventually start your own business.

About the employer

A highly successful painting and decorating contractor that specializes in both domestic and commercial work that has been servicing Birmingham and the midlands for a number of years.


Perfect Match Decorators



Glen Road



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Training provider

  • Maths and English Lv2 functional skills if required
  • Health and safety induction
  • Employability skills
  • Manual Handeling

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Specialist

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Juniper Training Ltd


Nicola Dickinson 01384573783

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Closing date: 22 Sep 2017