Apprentice Powder Coater & Wet Spray Painter PRO COATING SOLUTIONS LTD

Apprentices will be working in a fast paced, diverse working environment. By the end of the apprenticeship, you will be fully trained on how to powder coat, wet spray and will gain valuable experience working in a factory/ manufacturing environment.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    Monday - Thursday, 07:30 - 16:30 & Friday, 07:30 - 15:00 with 15 min coffee break & 30 min Lunch

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learning how to prepare work ready to paint. This will consist of learning how to degrease, wire, sand, mask off and line operation
  • Learning how to powder coat and wet spray to the nationally recognised British Standard
  • Learning how to wrap products after completions and developing an understanding for product after care and quality control
  • Please note that some degree of travel is involved as our wet spray painting and powder coating are done in 2 different plants

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

  • Full Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship Standard
  • All training to take place at the employer's premises

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The possibility of full time employment with opportunities to further learn skills involving onsite painting, specialist painting techniques
  • Career progression is also achievable providing the employee has the right mind and skill set to do so

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Confident in Tools, Practical minded, Reliable, Keen to learn, Driven to succeed, Determined, Excellent Timekeeping, Good attitude, Good work ethic


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Please note that some degree of travel is involved as our wet spray painting and powder coating are done in 2 different plants. Powder Coating: Old Mill Road, Hendon, Sunderland, SR2 8NT Wet Spray Painting: Stirling Close, Washington, NE38 8QD

About the employer

We specialise in powder coating and wet spray painting Our company predominantly covers industrial and commercial upvc, plastic, timber, aluminium, and steel coatings. Examples of existing contracts would be Jet, BP, Sainsburys, Co-Op, Esso and MFG. We also accommodate domestic works as well which involves onsite kitchen and window spray painting. We are a ‘large’ small business who employ between. 12 – 15 employees depending on production demands. Work generally comes in vast bulk quantities with fast lead times.




Old Mill Road




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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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