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Vacancy Details (4007074)

Name of company: Mortimore Enterprises Ltd
Address: 33 Boundary Street, Liverpool, L5 9UB
Contact Numbers: Tel: 0151 207 0668    Fax: 0151 207 6606
Contact Name(s): Karen Cushion / Mark Walsh
Position(s): Sales & Marketing / Training Manager
Email Address(es): karen@mortimore.org.uk / markw@mortimore.org.uk
Website: www.mortimore.org.uk

Job Title: Apprentice Painter & Decorator No. Of Vacancies: 18
Job Role:

The role of a Painter and Decorator in the Construction Industry varies from decorating properties such as houses, hotels, offices, etc. in the widely recognised methods such as wallpapering and painting, to larger, more industrial jobs such as painting steelwork using paint sprayers. Some more specialist paint finishes may also be required of a Painter and Decorator such as marbling and rag rolling.

The training programme aims to give those who attend the knowledge, understanding and practical skills to become a qualified Painter and Decorator and build a successful future working in the Construction Industry.

The training will provide details of working in the Construction Industry and of the different areas of construction that relate to the Painter and Decorator trade. The programme includes developing skills such as:

Working safely in construction.
The principles of building methods and construction.
Materials in painting and decorating and construction.
Estimating in painting and decorating.
Preparing surfaces for painting and decorating.
How to apply paint using a brush and roller.
How to apply standard papers to walls and ceilings.
How to apply produce specialist decorative finishes.
How to apply paint using paint spray systems.
Decorating rooms, including doors
Working at height.

Successful Painters and Decorators frequently progress to Supervisory and Management roles within companies or own their own businesses.

Essential Criteria:

Candidates must be aged 16 to 18 years old.

Desirable Criteria:

Applicants should be interested in working in the Construction Industry as a Plasterer in the future.

Training Offered:

The Apprenticeship Framework is made up of the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Painting & Decorating
Level 2 NVQ in Decorative Finishing & Industrial Painting
Level 1 English Functional/Key Skills
Level 1 Maths Functional/Key Skills
Employment Rights & Responsibilities
Construction Skills Health & Safety Test

Additional Information:

Pay: Wages are 40.53 per week.
Holidays: 11 days per year
Trial Period: 3 months
Closing date: 3rd September 2010 
Start Date:  21st September 2010 

Days & Times of work:

Hours are 9am to 3.30pm for 2 days per week Tuesday & Wednesday.
Some course work will be completed via distance learning and there will be a minimum of 3 weeks work experience where full time hours will be required. Hours will be defined by the work placement.

Full time / Part Time          Permanent/Temporary   

How to apply:

Please complete a Mortimore Enterprises Ltd Learner Application Form and send it to us by the closing date of 3rd September 2010. A recruitment day will be held week commencing 13th September 2010 where applicants will attend the training centre for selection.

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