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Apprentice Painter & Decorator Giuseppe Piran Limited

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our friendly team of decorators. This kind of work will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to learn about specialist finishes and to work at prestigious properties. Working with us could give you skills that will set you apart from other painters and decorators.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    4 days on site tbc, 8am – 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    05 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Painter & Decorator:

You will be supervised by an experienced decorator and initial responsibilities will include:

  • Helping to prepare the areas and surfaces for decoration
  • Helping to clear up at the end of the day

These tasks are done daily by all employees of the company and you must be willing to participate in this aspect of the role.

Responsibilities will increase as your training progresses and eventually, you will be a competent painter and decorator who is also:

  • Able to hang wallcoverings
  • Apply specialist finishes using traditional methods and modern techniques

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You must have good attention to detail
  • You must be a team player and be prepared to muck in
  • You must be able to take instruction
  • You must have a good command of the English language

Personal qualities

  • You must have common sense and be able to use your own initiative
  • You must be keen to learn
  • You must be honest and have a positive attitude
  • You must be punctual and reliable

Desired qualifications

  • English & maths GCSEs at grade 3/D or above or equivalent 

Future prospects

Full-time Painter & Decorator with own van and opportunity to progress to a supervisory role.

Things to consider

Training to be a good decorator is not a soft option, it takes enthusiasm, commitment and skill.

We rarely work on building sites, but the nature of this environment should be considered and be prepared to have to work outside.

Much of the work can be repetitive, especially whilst you are learning.

Ultimately, you will need to be comfortable working at height, i.e. on ladders and scaffolding.

This is a physical/manual trade.

You may be required to get to a site yourself or to travel to an agreed pick up point on a daily basis.


About the employer

Specialist Painters and Decorators.

For over a decade, Giuseppe Piran has been building a reputation as a company that consistently sets the highest standards in painting and decorating. No surprise – Giuseppe Piran himself brings years of experience working at select properties like St. James's Palace, Mansion House, Althorp House and Clarence House.

Today, the company that bears his name, offers a specialist service that guarantees property owners, companies, interior designers and builders results they can be proud of. They have many years of practical experience using specialist techniques and treatments, for example, hand-painting bespoke kitchens, gilding, wood-graining, colour-washing and all other types of special finishes, exterior woodwork and insurance repairs. They use up-to-date paints and materials, including organic products. Importantly, our expertise has given us a sound appreciation of colour relationships so we are able to offer advice and provide samples, particularly in the use of heritage colours for period homes. 


Giuseppe Piran Limited



Denmark Road


CB24 8QS

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 07814507777

Painter and Decorator level 2 standard. 

The apprenticeship will be delivered on site for 4 days per week, with the remaining day being at college. You will be supervised by a friendly and experienced decorator.

Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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