Apprentice Painter and Decorator

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Company name:
Rob Attridge Decorating Ltd

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Your day-to-day tasks include:


  • Arriving at the job on time
  • Laying dust sheets and covering furniture to protect areas from paint
  • Moving furniture and equipment as necessary to reach the entire surface of the project
  • Taping off areas as needed
  • Preparing the materials you need
  • Stripping off old wallpaper or layers of paint
  • Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level
  • Rubbing down walls and woodwork
  • Covering surfaces with primer and undercoat
  • Applying coats of paint
  • Measuring, cutting and pasting on wallpapers with neatness and attention to detail
  • Advising customers on colour selection and choice of wall coverings
  • Keeping the work area clean and tidy
  • Tidying up after finishing and cleaning your tools

Desired skills


  • Able to understand and follow instructions
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to understand and adhere to safety guidelines


Personal qualities


  • Honest and reliable
  • Polite with customer service skills
  • A good eye for detail
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Commitment to building your career in the painting and decorating industry


Desired qualifications


  • A commitment to completing the required practical and academic training requirements of the apprenticeship