Painting & Decorating Apprentice

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Painting & Decorating Apprentice

  • Post Date:10th September 2021
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Job Description

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Painting & Decorating Apprentice

Dulux Academy

£4.62 per hour

Slough, Berks

Eager to learn and keen to develop a career in painting and decorating, you are looking to develop your career in a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. That business is AkzoNobel. We are now looking for a good team player to support the Dulux Academy team deliver practical training activity by ensuring materials, equipment and rooms are prepared and ready for use.

The Dulux Academy is the home of painting and decorating excellence. Here a team of leading industry experts deliver courses that increase knowledge and understanding enabling professional decorators to meet their career ambitions. As Painting & Decorating Apprentice you will develop your skills repairing surfaces used within the Academy including stripping wallpaper, basic filling and sanding. You will also prepare training resources including application of coatings on doors, boards and within the Academy training rooms and room sets. You will use spray painting equipment, maintain tools and equipment as well as monitor stock levels and place reorders. Important will be the ability to work safely.

Keen to develop a career in painting and decorating you will be able to demonstrate a commitment to learning and ability to multitask and meet deadlines. You must also have GCSE’s in Maths and English (min grade D), good communication skills and flexible ‘can do’ attitude. You will be effective at teamworking and it would be beneficial if you are already enrolled on a Painting and Decorating course. You will attend college one day per week (Langley College if living local to Slough).

Who are AkzoNobel?

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.

If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

We may consider flexible working for this role.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 14231