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Apprentice Painter and Decorator Plymouth


Dependent on age: Under 18: £6.40 Per Hour, age 18 - 20: £8.60 Per Hour, 21+ £11.44 Per Hour

Opportunity type


Available hours

Full Time: 8am - 4:30pm

Closing date

Apprentice Painter and Decorator - Plymouth

Purpose of the Role:

To carry out works efficiently and to a high standard, providing a professional painting and decorating service, and completing all tasks to an acceptable standard. Delivering KPI’s whilst adhering to HSEQ requirements. Flexibility to work within a team or alone and work tidally within resident’s properties utilising 1st & 2nd fix and maintenance. Completion of set college or theoretical work and proactively work towards its completion, as a minimum on time, ideally before.


You are accountable (this is where you are ultimately answerable) within any requirements set by the Company for;


Expected Outcomes:

Ensuring high customer service at all times by attending appointments on time, adhering to the code of conduct, acting professionally and respectfully at all times. Respecting customers privacy, homes, and environment.

Achievable through:
  • Promoting good working relationships with clients, customers, mentors and other stakeholders.
  • Representing the company in a professional manner, demonstrating commercial awareness.


Promote the LCB Group brand.

Achievable through:
  • By ensuring you and your colleagues live the LCB Group values.


Expected Outcome:

Behaving in a manner which sets an example to others and promotes a positive attitude and environment within the team you work with and the wider business.

Achievable through:
  • Communicating effectively and professionally with fellow employees, other members when on site and resources allocated to you by your appointed college.
  • Assisting with mentors and colleagues when required.


Expected Outcomes:

You are fully engaged, meeting your responsibilities, and delivering maximum performance.

Achievable through:
  • Putting safety and health at the heart of decision making, asking, listening, and responding, creating an environment where ideas are freely expressed, and lessons learnt without fear of recrimination.
  • Assisting mentors and other trades with knowledge when required.
  • Assisting supervisors and mentors with day to day running of jobs.
  • Taking responsibility for one’s own actions and workload both in work and outside where college is concerned.


Expected Outcomes:

To have processes in place, that you conform to and which enable maximum performance for both work and college works.

Achievable through:
  • Producing and delivering the required operational paperwork (E.g. Job Sheets, Timesheets etc) on time and accurate.
  • Producing and evaluating Risk Assessments and Method Statements where required.
  • Adhering to all Health and Safety Standards and Procedures.
  • Implementing and controlling safe work practices on site, including ensuring the correct PPE is provided and used.


Expected Outcome:

To not put the business in a detrimental financial position through lack of care and commitment.

Achievable through:
  • Demonstrating commercial awareness when carrying out works and using and ordering materials, plant, and other equipment.
  • Completing operational paperwork or systems in a timely fashion, to allow for completion of works.

You are Responsible (this is where you are responsible for doing or be delegated to) for:

  • Adhering to LCB Group policies and processes
  • Proper use of the systems, equipment, and the correct process
  • Proper use of all LCB Group Assets and Fleet and report any damages immediately
  • Attending appointments on time
  • Delivering quality work
  • Ensuring quality customer satisfaction
  • Ensuring you are productive
  • Ensuring profitability
  • Achieving Right First Time
  • Adhere to LCB Group H&S regulations at the workplace and report any incidents if required
  • Uphold LCB Group core values at all times

Essential Personal Qualities:

In line with LCB Group values (Teamwork / Integrity / Excellence / Respect)

Essential Skills:

As per skill trade and not limited to:

  • Applying paint, stains, varnishes and other finishes
  • Using brushes, rollers or spraying equipment
  • Applying primers and undercoats, or varnishes and glazes
  • Wallpapering
  • Calculating the materials needed for a project
  • All preparation works including but not limited to removing old paint or wallpaper by sanding or scraping, or by using heat guns, liquid paint removers or steam strippers
  • Mixing paint to an agreed shade
  • Laying dust sheets in work areas to protect from paint in a safe manner
  • Preparing surfaces for decorating by filling holes and sealing cracks
  • Tidying up and cleaning your tools
  • Use of access equipment safely when appropriately trained and adhering to all H&S training requirements

Essential Experience and Knowledge:

Previous skills and advantage and cross trade skills are beneficial. This role requires on-the-job training as well college attendance, which will be monitored by the relevant training provider.


Not applicable but previous or relevant to the trade would be beneficial.

Completion of all required associated training to the apprenticeship, for example Math’s and English.

Attending or Completion of any in-house LCB Group training as and when required.

Travel Expectations:

Preferred driving license if you live outside of Plymouth

Training Provider:

City College Plymouth.

Apprenticeship Standard
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