Based at Bicton College, we are looking for an aspiring painter and decorator to join our team as an Apprentice Painter and Decorator. We furnish you with the necessary technical skills to launch a rewarding career. While you do not need prior experience, you must have an interest in painting and decorating work. You will work under the supervision of a painter and decorator, assisting them in their duties while you train and gain a better understanding of your trade. An apprenticeship with our organisation entails a mix of on-the-job training and classroom instruction. You need excellent communication skills to coordinate with other workers, such as electricians or construction managers.
Applicants must have Functional or Key skills Level 1 in Application of Numbers and communications (or equivalent). GCSE Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English desirable.
We have excellent terms and conditions of employment. We offer access to generous occupational pension schemes for teachers and support staff. We have generous annual leave schemes including a paid Christmas closure of two weeks for most roles. We have flexible and supportive family-friendly working practices with a range of contracts available including term time only options. We have a range of staff development activities available and all employees have access to free tuition on many of our courses. We offer a range of health and wellbeing initiatives to our employees including access to free counselling and a corporate eye care scheme. Most of our campus sites offer free parking to employees as well as discounted restaurants and salons.