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Apprentice Painter and Decorator WINCHMORE PROJECTS LIMITED

Apprentice Painter & Decorator, working 4 days a week on site and 1 at college on day release. Working in properties, undertaking the decoration and protection of buildings.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon- Fri, 8am - 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Painters and Decorators operate in commercial properties and undertake the decoration and protection of buildings.

Properties include:

  • Houses
  • Schools
  • Offices
  • Hospitals factories 
  • Construction sites

Working internally, or externally you will work individually and/or as part of a team applying water-borne and/or solvent-borne paint coatings and wall coverings. You will gain good knowledge of paint coatings and wall coverings and understand and comply with statutory, safety and environmental requirements. You are responsible for your own work achieving a high quality finish at the appropriate pace. You need to be a good problem solver and have good communication skills to be able to interact effectively with colleagues, clients and associated trades.

Duties include:

  • Prepare the work area safely providing dust sheets and protection to furniture and adjacent surfaces
  • Select, use, maintain and store, paint, tools, wallcoverings, spray equipment, steps, ladders and towers safely
  • Identify and rectify common surface coating and wall covering problems
  • Prepare and strip surfaces using abrasives, chemical etchants, power sanders, heat and liquid methods
  • Use different application methods brush, roller, spray, power-assisted rollers and special effect tools

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Painter decorator L2 apprenticeship standard.

Functional Skills Maths & English if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Professional skills in painting and decorating.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Attend college in Feltham West London 1 day per week. TW13 5DR.

About the employer

Winchmore are a leading contractor carrying out Painting & Decorating and Refurbishments works in London & the Home Counties. We carry out a variety of works, ranging from £20,000 to £3,000,000 in value and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from working on a broad range of Project types. Our purpose is clear: We aim to provide a service of the highest quality to our Clients.







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Training provider



Jasmine Matthias


Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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