Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

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Number of vacancies:

Company name:
CLC Group Ltd

Company location:
21 Desborough Lane, St Judes, Plymouth, PI4 9PJ

Salary per week:
£4.50 per hour



  • Take measurements and calculate the quantity of materials needed
  • Safely erect and dismantle access equipment and working platforms
  • Prepare surfaces for decoration, in line with working instructions to include: Removing existing paint and/or paper
  • Repair and making good of surfaces
  • Use of primer and sealer
  • Brushing and rolling paints, stains, varnishes, and other finishes
  • Select and prepare adhesives, and apply papers to ceilings and walls
  • Cleaning, maintenance, and storage of materials
  • Attend College on a day release basis, and undertake any additional training as requested
  • Take part in the apprentice review process
  • Follow Health & Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed.
  • Use all tools, equipment, and materials safely in accordance with COSHH regulations
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers, and managers


All training to be provided by City College Plymouth in collaboration with the company themselves throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. Your apprenticeship may consist of the following components; NVQ Diploma, Technical Cert, Functional Skills Maths and English, Employee Rights and Responsibilities, and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills. All components will be agreed upon before the start of the apprenticeship.

Qualities and skills:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Good spatial awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions.
  • Good practical skill


Possible career progression