Painter and Decorator Apprentice CASALINGA DESIGN LTD

A fantastic opportunity to join our family run business. You will specialise in painting, decorating and interior design using modern technology. The role will be varied, working internally and externally, having the opportunity to work on walls and ceilings, doors and wardrobes, furniture, garage doors, radiators, skirtings and architraves.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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, 9am – 5pm (40 hours per week). Possibility to work overtime which is agreed and paid in additional to annual salary.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000255314

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

-          Preparing the work area in readiness for painting and decorating – taping up, removing furniture, applying floor coverings.

-          Selecting the correct materials and tools appropriate to the project.

-          Using traditional painting methods to paint walls, ceilings, skirting and architrave.

-          Measuring, cutting and applying wallpaper or fabric to walls. 

-          Spray painting - walls, ceilings, doors and more.

-          Working on interior and exterior projects.

-          Opportunity to support with kitchen resprays.

-          Using modern technology to complete work such as HVLP sprayers.

-          Communicating and liaising with customers.

-          Ensuring you keep a clean and tidy work area.

-          Liaising and working with other trades as required.

The training you will be getting

-          Level 2 Painter and Decorator Apprenticeship

-          Functional Skills in English and/or Maths if required

-          Training at the college. Block release attending 1 week in 5.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

-          Potential to become a permanent member of staff

-          Opportunity for salary progression

-          Options for growth in different areas of the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative, Trustworthy, Professional, Tenacious, Hardworking

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3 or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 or Above) Essential
Other Art & Design or Creative Industries (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Work uniform and PPE provided. Holidays – 24 days plus bank holidays.

About the employer

Employer information: At Casalinga Design, we believe that interior design, decorating and staging a home is a collaborative process. We work closely with our clients and Real Estate partners to understand their needs and preferences, and we strive to create spaces that are not only beautiful and functional. but also generate a fantastic return on investment. With over 10 years of experience in the interior design and property industry, we have the passion, skills and expertise to tackle any project, big or small. From concept to completion, we are committed to delivering exceptional results. We take a holistic approach to interior design, considering factors such as lighting, colour, texture, layout, and flow. Our goal is to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also promote health and well-being whilst at the same time adding significant value to your home when it comes time to sell and capitalise on your hard-earned investment.

Employer

CASALINGA DESIGN LTD

Address

Unit 10C

Cockshades Farm

Stock Lane

CW5 7HA

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Training

Training provider

STOKE ON TRENT COLLEGE

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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