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Apprentice Painter and Decorator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for an individual to complete a four-year Decorative Finishing Apprenticeship, initially carrying out a Level 2 programme before moving onto an Advanced Level 3 programme.

The successful apprentice will be employed by Sodexo for the duration of the Apprenticeship at the Astra Zeneca, Macclesfield site. College training would take place one day a week from September during term times at a relevant college facility.

Role Responsibility

The role will be varied with the main duties likely to cover most of the following: 

  • Measuring surface areas
  • Working out how much paint or wall covering you need
  • Stripping off old wallpaper
  • Filling holes making sure surfaces are level
  • Preparing surfaces with primer and undercoat
  • Mixing Paints
  • Applying layers of paint and hanging wallpaper
  • Tidying up after finishing a job
  • Working on planned and re-active schedules
  • Checking and cleaning equipment and consumables
  • Working to strict health and safety policy

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is focused with a drive and commitment to learning through guided study and on the job training experience

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good concentration skills
  • Well ordered approach to work
  • Reasonable level of fitness

Personal qualities

  • Reliable 
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good timekeeper
  • Motivated 
  • Clean and tidy
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and maths

About the Company

Sodexo are currently recruiting for a number of brand new opportunities due to growth in our Corporate Services segment. Sodexo is the 19th largest employer worldwide, operating in 80 countries and employing 427,000 employees worldwide, we are the leader in Quality of Life services. Sodexo is not only a growth company; it is also a people-oriented company that places quality of life of its 100 million consumers at the centre of its mission. Join our teams and experience their passion and the unique Sodexo spirit!



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