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Painting & Decorating Apprentice

About the employer: We are a small painting and decorating company which that complete a variety of
work in domestic houses and local authority buildings
Working internally or externally they work individually and/or as part of a team applying water-borne and/or solvent-borne paint coatings and wallcoverings.

The employer is looking to recruit a new apprentice who is hardworking,
polite and who wants to learn the trade.

In As an apprentice you will learn and work on the following:
Adhering to health and safety and working standards
Overall preparation and painting duties to a variety of materials
Stripping walls and preparing for decorating
Masking areas
Painting using a range of techniques and paints
Wallpapering duties
General housekeeping and ensuring the work place is kept tidy
Hand finished paint effects

Training to be provided (Qualifications to be gained):
Level 2 standard in Painting & Decorating

Desired skills:

Be able to work at heights
Experience of working in the construction industry would be useful
Basic understanding of painting &
Decorating and a familiarity with the
tools of the trade, would be useful
Good practical skills
Good communication skills
Good concentration skills
Reasonable level of fitness

Desired personal qualities:

Good attitude
Willing to learn

Future prospects:

To gain full time employment

Vacancy description:
The ideal candidate must have a keen interest in Painting and decorating in both a commercial & domestic environment, you will carry out all aspects of Painting and decorating and in return will learn and work alongside a fully qualified and experienced employer
You will also -
Maintain tools and equipment to the required levels and in accordance with health & safety standards.
Maintain stock of building materials and help with restocking when needed
Must be able to follow clear instructions and follow health & safety practices put in place
To be able to work as part of a team
Punctual and polite individual with a genuine commitment within painting and decorating.

Desired qualifications GCSE English Language 3 or equivalent
GCSE Math痴 3 or equivalent
Things to consider (optional)
You could be standing for long periods time
occasional weekend work/evening work or working away
Hours may vary, dependant on location of work
1. Willing to be picked up close to springhead or Rochdale between 6:30 7:30am and to be by the employer ready to start work at 8am

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