Apprentice Cadet - Painting and Decorating x2

Paignton, Devon
£7,718 (£4.00 per hour)
11 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £7,718 (£4.00 per hour)

Contract Type: Full Time, 37 Hours per week, 52 Weeks per year, Fixed Term from 10/09/2018 until 11/09/2019

Location: Paignton, Devon

Do you want to work for an award-winning and IIP Platinum Champion employer? Are you a motivated and energetic individual who wants to be part of an exciting and successful team? If the answer is ‘yes’, then South Devon College is the place for you. A South Devon College Apprenticeship lasts 12 months, during which you will earn and learn with practical on-the-job-training, gaining real experience, with real responsibilities to allow you to develop your skills and talents - but don’t worry, our experienced team will be on hand to support you all the way. As part of this superb opportunity you will gain formal qualifications and take your first step on the road to success.

We are currently recruiting for two Painting and Decorating Apprentices to join our Construction section, here at South Devon College.  You will be responsible for carrying out a range of painting and decorating tasks and projects, both within the College campuses and on external projects, in addition to supporting colleagues with other general building-related tasks.  Whilst completing your Apprenticeship you will receive continuous on the job training, support and supervision from our highly-skilled team.

The successful candidates will need to hold a Level 2 Diploma in Painting and Decorating and have a minimum of two GCSEs at grade D, to include English and Maths, and/or functional skills at level 1.  You will need to have work experience in any capacity, have effective communication skills and be Health and Safety aware.

Many more reasons to work at South Devon College:

*Above average apprenticeship pay rate


*Up to 38 days paid leave per year, including Bank Holidays and additional College closure days


*Automatically enrolled into a great pension scheme which the College tops up with a further 12.5% – worth £700 per year


*FREE Parking Permit or FREE Stagecoach Bus travel, which can be used year round on alternative routes


*FREE gym membership – saving £120 per year


*Staff discount via the NUS discount Card – covering many high street brands and local eateries


*Fantastic progression opportunities – including a guaranteed interview for internal vacancies (if essential criteria are met)


Closing Date: Midnight, Monday 27th August 2018

Interview Date: Friday 31st August 2018

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.