Apprentice Painter and Decorator Taylor Wimpey South East Ltd

Would you like to learn a trade at the same time as continuing to further your education? Taylor Wimpey offers fantastic apprentices schemes and this could be the one for you.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    39 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

About the job role:

As an apprentice Painter and Decorator you will be responsible for the internal and external decoration of the units under construction. This would include the primary and final finishes for all rooms, doors, surrounds, staircases, garage doors, front doors and repairs.

The Role:

  • Basic understanding of paint.
  • Gloss work and wood preparation.
  • Basic knowledge of different paint mixing and why it is used.
  • Working out and calculating amount of paint required to complete the task.
  • Preparing surfaces and work spaces to enhance the best result.
  • Calculating amount of paint required to complete task
  • Removal of ironmongery and preparation for oil based work (front doors/garage doors).
  • Mist coat application and reasons why this is done.
  • Cleaning and clearing up after jobs.
  • Topping up and the understanding of why this needs to be done.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ability to work in a well organised and accurate way, an awareness of safety issues, especially when working at height, the ability to work as part of a team and with other tradespeople, knowledge of properties and a CSCS card is preferred.

Qualifications required

5 GCSEs at A*-D, including English and Maths, or equivalent.

Future prospects

Potential to progress onto permanent employment within the company, upon successful completion of your Apprenticeship.

About the employer

Taylor Wimpey were formed by the merger of George Wimpey and Taylor Woodrow in 2007, and have operations in the UK and Spain. They aim to be the developer of choice for customers, employees, communities and shareholders. They are one of the largest homebuilders in the UK, operating from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales.


Taylor Wimpey South East Ltd


Weald Court, 103 Tonbridge Road




TN11 9HL

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Painting and Decorating
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and IT (iIf required)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Mid Kent College of H & FE


Tammy Whiteman

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017