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Job Title : Painting and Decorating Apprentice
Employer : Yarl's Wood Immigration Centre
Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 6HL
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Construction Building - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Decorating / Painting
Vacancy Reference - : VAC-11340
Vacancy Short Description : Are you interested in becoming a painter and decorator? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Do you want to learn from qualified individuals who work within this sector and gain in the work place experience?

 

Qualifications Required : GCSES A* - D including English and Maths predicted grades 3-9 or a Level 1 equivalent. All applicants must have a level 2 in painting and decorating.
Vacancy Full Description : Are you interested in becoming a painter and decorator? Do you have a keen eye for detail? Do you want to learn from qualified individuals who work within this sector and gain in the work place experience?

Painter and decorator apprentice Working for Serco Local Government and Commercial Facilities department.
Interaction with Facilities Manager and staff, residents & some day’s general public.

Day-to-day tasks may include:
• Measuring surface areas and working out how much paint or wall covering is needed
• Preparing the materials you need
• Stripping off old wallpaper or layers of paint
• Filling holes and cracks and making sure surfaces are level
• Covering surfaces with primer and undercoat
• Applying coats of paint, hanging wallpaper.
• Tidying up after finishing, and cleaning your tools
• Attend in house training
• The painting & decorating apprentice will work alongside a qualified painter & Decorator & on their own.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40hrs pw Mon-Fri 8am - 4:30pm
Salary : £236.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 30/09/2018
Possible Start Date : 15/10/2018
Personal Qualities : Good communicational skills
Good time keeping
Good eye for detail
Be able to work as a team and self motivate
Skills Required : • Practical skills and a high level of attention to detail
• Number skills to be able to work out surface areas and quantities
• The ability to follow job instructions
• The ability to work unsupervised.
• Ability to self-motivate.
Future Prospects : To hopefully progress with the education and prospects with the successful candidate.
Training to be Provided : Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting Occupations Cskills Level 2 Diploma
Plus…

Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting Occupations Cskills Level 2 NVQ Diploma
Employment Rights and Responsibilities
Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills
Functional Skills in English and maths
Other Information : YOU MUST BE 18+ TO BE CONSIDERED AND SUCCESSFUL FOR THIS ROLE


Candidates must attend an initial interview with a member of the Bedford College Apprenticeship Recruitment Team and complete an online Maths and English test which will be sent out prior to your initial interview if you meet the entry criteria. Please note this is part of the recruitment process and must be completed in order for your application to be progressed to the next stage.

Salary Per hr .
18-20 years old £ 5.90,
21 to 24 £7.83 ,
25 & Over £7.83.

Job offer Subject to Home Office security clearance.
Things to consider : The vacancy will be based mainly indoors
Job offer Subject to Home Office security clearance.
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