Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship

 

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About:

The painting and decorating industry employs almost 50,000 Australians in mostly small to medium sized businesses. This sector includes key areas such as: residential painting (homes), commercial (corporate offices) and hospitality (hotels, restaurants & more).

By starting a painting and decorating apprenticeship you’ll be involved in:
 

  • Preparing surfaces and removing old paint
 
  • Smoothing and sealing surfaces
 
  • Use of ladders and scaffolding to reach high surfaces
 
  • Use of brushes and other technical equipment to paint surfaces
 
  • Using sheets and other surface protecting tools to prevent paint splattering
 
  • Selecting and preparing required paints including adding thinning and drying additives
 
  • Cleaning equipment and work areas

 

Skills you will need:

  • Using manual tools
 
  • Strong attention to detail
 
  • Ability to work with your hands
 
  • Ability to work to deadlines
 

 

Career options available:

  • Painters and Decorators who apply paints, varnishes, wallpapers and other finishes to maintain and decorate surfaces on or outside residential, commercial, hospitality and other industrial buildings.

 

Potential entry level qualifications:

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways 
 
  • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

 

 

What’s the next step?

Does this sound like the career path for you? Apply now and kick start your painting and decorating apprenticeship today!

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