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Painting and Decorating - Modern Apprenticeship - 2 posts - 17193

12 April 2019


Apprenticeship Agreement


£ 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.

Work Environment: 

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 time.

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 employment.

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.

Closing Date:

Friday 26 April.