Painter and Decorator Level 2 Apprentice COTSWOLD (DECORATORS) LTD

The successful applicants will be willing to learn all aspects of high end painting and decorating following instruction from supervisor.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2024

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- Friday, shifts to be confirmed. College attendance will be block release 1 in 5/ 6 weeks. Work occasional weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The qualities we are looking for in you are to be:

  • Able to follow instructions from supervisor
  • Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and a good team player
  • You must have a passion to want to learn and in return we will offer the right candidate excellent work based training in wallpaper hanging, specialist paint finishes and skills that have become rare within the trade such as painting sash windows. This list is not exhaustive.
  • Strong time management and organsatinal skills are required to ensure we deliver the highest quality workmanship to our clients within the estimated time frames
  • Long term position with a highly reputable company for the right candidate

The training you will be getting

  • Successful candidates will work towards industry training standards including SVQ/NVQ Painter and Decorator Level 2 qualification.
  • Your training will be enhanced through the provision of additional in company training and support from a student mentor and team.
  • You will receive a basic tool kit and all workwear and PPE kit will be provided.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent position with progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's Maths and English (Grade A-C or 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

Your own vehicle would be advantage to reach "pick up" points.

About the employer

Cotswold Decorators LTD are a well-established company committed to providing high standards of workmanship. We have built our reputation over the 30 years that we have been trading and we are one of the most prestigious companies in the field of painting and decorating within Gloucestershire. Many of our decorators starting within the company as Apprentices and are still employed with us now.








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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


Amy Archer


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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