Painting and Decorating - Modern Apprenticeship - 2 posts - 17193
12 April 2019
£ 4.64 per hour / £ 9,169.64 per annum
George Nicolson, established almost 50 years ago, is a family
owned business based in Leith and accredited to Investors in Young
People. We have a workforce of over 40 full time tradespeople who
work throughout Scotland. All staff are directly employed and we
operate a strict code of customer service. We also operate a
company workwear scheme as well as delivering an annual training
plan and Apprentice of the Year Award.
Attendance at college and an on-site working environment as well
as in-house training.
What might a day in this job look like?
Within the first year, you will attend college, learn the basic
skill set goals like applying emulsion to areas by brush and
roller, gain a basic knowledge of preparation i.e. filling,
sanding, stripping and ensure your work area is left tidy every
What will I learn?
You will learn various aspects of painting and decorating.
At the end of the 3 - 4 year apprenticeship you will be expected to
be a time served qualified painter and decorator suitable for
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
We are looking for someone who has a positive attitude to tasks
and colleagues alike. Candidates must have an excellent timekeeping
and attendance record and will need to show a willingness to work
hard, ask questions and impress their peers and managers.
Friday 26 April.