Apprentice Painter & Decorator Gateshead Council

On our painting and decorating apprenticeship you will develop skills, knowledge and experience in working internally or externally applying water-borne and/or solvent-borne paint coatings and wallcoverings, creating a high-quality finish which meets standards, specifications and design plans.

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

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Age related NMW after first 12 months

  • Working week

    Usually Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm - 37 hours a week.

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Painting and decorating domestic properties
  • Painting and decorating commercial properties
  • Working to plans and designs to deliver high quality finishes

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Painter & Decorator Apprenticeship 
  • Training at Newcastle College, Newcastle
  • One day per week release for training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential for Level 3 Apprenticeship if approved for delivery in time. Potential for further employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working


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

About the employer

Local Authority for Gateshead.


Gateshead Council


Shearlegs Road


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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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Jun 2024