Painting & Decorating Apprentice - McLaren

  • Job Reference: BWPD12
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2019
  • Recruiter: Wembley Park
  • Location: Wembley, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Building Services, Construction, Maintenance Trades, Trades & Labour, Apprenticeships
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Brent Works
  • Email:

Job Description

Painters and Decorators work on a wide range of painting and decorating jobs, ranging from simple house renovations all the way to maintaining historic buildings.

The role and responsibilities:

  • To take measurements and calculate the quantity of materials needed
  • To ensure that equipment and working platforms are safely erected and dismantled.
  • To efficiently 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
  • Utilising brushing, rolling or spraying paints, stains, varnishes and other finishes as and when required.
  • To select and prepare adhesives, and apply papers to ceilings and walls.
  • To ensure the cleaning, maintenance and storage of materials.
  • Attend College on a day release basis, and undertake any additional training as requested.
  • Ensure your full commitment and support of the apprentice review process and willing to undertake workplace assessments.
  • Follow Health & Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) where needed.
  • Utilise all tools, equipment and materials safely in accordance with COSHH Regulations.
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers.
  • To undertake such other duties which are reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role.
  • To undertake personal health and safety duties as detailed in the Health and Safety policy.


  • Punctual
  • Positive attitude to work and colleagues
  • Practical ability and awareness of working safely
  • Self-motivation and desire to learn
  • Is both resilient and committed
  • Good co-ordination skills and a methodical approach
  • Is always looking to improve
  • Enjoys being a team player

There are 2 positions, so please do not hesitate to apply.

Closing date: 25th February 2019