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Painters and Decorators

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£29,427

Median salary

New workers start around £15,941.61. Normal pay is £29,427 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £41,703.03.

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Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Stains, waxes and French polishes wood surfaces by hand.
  • Mixes adhesive or removes self-adhesive backing and positions covering material on wall, matching up patterns where appropriate and removing wrinkles and air bubbles by hand or brush.
  • Applies primer, undercoat and finishing coat(s) using brush, roller, or spray equipment.
  • Prepares surfaces by cleaning, sanding and filling cracks and holes with appropriate filler.
  • Erects working platform or scaffolding up to five metres in height.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Monitoring
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Active Listening
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Learning Strategies
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Speaking
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Mathematics
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Critical Thinking
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Active Learning
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Science
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Painting and Decorating

  • Course code: DIPD1
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: CSkills Awards
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time

Site Carpentry

  • Course code: DIW2
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

Understanding Domestic Retrofit

  • Course code: RAUDR
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: National Open College Network (NOCN)
  • Duration: Three weeks
  • Course type: Part-time
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