Apprentice Painter and decorator PAUL & OLLEY PAINTING CONTRACTORS LIMITED

The apprenticeship lasts for 2 years in which time candidates will be working on busy sites across London. Apprentices will work alongside qualified and experienced Painters & Decorators learning the trade. The role will include 4-days per week in the workplace and 1 day per week in college, you will be paid for the full 5-days.

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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 - Friday 8am - 4pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Surface preparation
  • Internal emulsion & gloss painting
  • Wallpaper hanging

The training you will be getting

  • NVQ Level 2 Painter and Decorator
  • Barking & Dagenham College (other colleges available)
  • Day release 1-day per week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Qualified painter & decorator for new build develpments.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017) Essential

About the employer

We are a highly respected Painting company within the New build sector throughout London, Kent & Hertfordshire




289 Kennington Lane


SE11 5QY


Kirsten Herbert


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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