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Painting & Decorating Apprenticeship

Closing date: 30/06/2018

• St Peters Location
• Local Government
• Immediate Start!


About The Role:

My Gateway has a fantastic and rare opportunity available for a 1st Year Painter & Decorator Apprentice to join the local government sector in the Inner West. As part of the apprenticeship you will complete a Certificate III in Painting & Decorating.

Working alongside tradesmen, your duties will include:

  • Maintain Council assets including offices, town halls, work depots, outdoor areas e.g. park sheds, benches and handrails.
  • Complete daily work records.
  • Work safely with hazardous materials.
  • Safely use hand and power tools e.g. sanders and grinders.
  • Erect restricted height scaffolding.
  • Calculate quantities of materials.
  • Remove old paint or wallpaper by sanding, scraping, heat or chemical means.
  • Prepare surfaces (major part of the job); fill cracks/joints, sand surfaces, remove dust.
  • Apply paints/varnishes, decorative coatings.

About My Gateway: My Gateway has been employing apprentices and trainees across NSW for over 30 years. With over 300 apprentices and trainees currently employed in all areas from business administration, information technology to construction, electrical, horticulture, heavy vehicle and engineering roles, My Gateway is a safe and secure way to ensure that you will be provided with the correct pay, necessary training, qualifications and ongoing support throughout your traineeship/apprenticeship.

What’s In It For You?

  • On the job training by an experienced tradesman
  • Complete a formal qualification at TAFE and be reimbursed your fee’s
  • Gain full time employment and be paid to learn

The successful applicant must have a willingness to learn, ability to work at heights, good hand eye coordination, ability to work in a team environment as well as unsupervised. Must be reliable and committed to the job.

Don’t wait a minute more – APPLY NOW! Email your application to

Qualifications above Certificate II need NOT apply. Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Location: St Peters, Leichhardt

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