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A fantastic opportunity to learn all the skills needed in this versatile sector whilst undertaking a Painter & Decorator Apprenticeship. Covering all aspects of external & internal decorating, the apprentice will be involved in both domestic decorating and also work large scale construction sites alongside some major contractors.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.30 am - 4pm 2 half hour breaks

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a fantastic opportunity for a keen, hard worker  to gain valuable experience, learning all the skills needed to pursue a career in this versatile sector. Working with a team that works both on commercial and domestic sites, covering all aspects of both external and internal decorating and working on some large scale sites with major contractors, the successful candidate will be :

  • Working with clients to ensure they complete the work according to the requirements 
  • Measuring the work area to calculate the time and materials required to complete the project
  • Preparing the surrounding area, including covering fixtures and furniture to prevent messes
  • Preparing painting surfaces, including removing old paint, filling holes and cracks and washing walls
  • Choosing the tools to complete the job 
  • Protecting surfaces
  • Applying paint, varnishing and other finishes, hanging wallpapers and other decorative products 
  • Cleaning up painting tools and supplies, replacing fixtures and rearranging furniture after completing the project
  • Collaborating with painters on other larger jobs
  • Working with other construction professionals such as, carpenters, electricians and plumbers when necessary
  • Complying with health & safety standards and understanding risk & method statements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A head for heights
  • Physical strength
  • An eye for detail and pride in work
  • Own transport would be desirable, but not essential

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Hardworking and physically strong
  • Able to follow clear instruction
  • Be of tidy appearance
  • Be willing to learn
  • As some working at heights will be involved, the right candidate will have to have a head for heights

Desired qualifications

Minimum Grade D/3 English and maths GCSE or equivalent.

Future prospects

On succesful completion of the Apprenticeship, there is a chance to move into full time employment.

Things to consider

The successful applicant will need to live in the Brighton postal districts of BN1. BN2, BN3 or BN41.

The successful applicant will need a current CSCS Card.

Before starting the role, the applicant will need to be able to successfully pass a Drugs and Alcohol test.

About the employer

TrAC Apprenticeships is a shared apprenticeship scheme employing apprentices and placing them with host companies so that they can get the necessary experience to pass their apprenticeship.

An apprenticeship will give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to apply for a job in the area you have trained in.

We will give you the support to progress into employment, education, or further training towards the end of your apprenticeship.




Victoria Road



BN41 1YF

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by TRAC


Sue Appleby +441603737739

  • Painter and Decorator Level 2 Standard
  • Training will be provided onsite by MT Training

Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Sep 2022