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Apprentice Painter and Decorator, Winchester, Southampton

Job Type: Contract | £ Competitive

We are one of the UK's leading property services companies with expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.  Ian Williams has exciting opportunities for Painting and Decorating Apprentices to join our teams in September 2017 in Shepherds Bush (W4 1NN); Winchester (SO21 1WP) & West Kent area.


We don’t want to hammer our point home but we think our apprenticeship programme is one of the best! You will attend college at least one day a week to study your chosen trade; whilst gaining practical experience working on our customer sites with our expert tradespeople who will help plumb any gaps in your knowledge.


Reliable, punctual and able to work in all weathers, you must live locally and be able to get to site. You will need GCSEs/GCSE equivalents in English and Maths, with grades C/4 and above being desirable.


We are looking for people who are enthusiastic and committed, with good practical and coordination skills and with an interest in their chosen trade. Being a team player whilst being able to work independently is also important, as is being willing to learn, a ‘can do’ attitude and strong communication skills.


We offer a structured apprenticeship programme, a very competitive salary and the opportunity to work on a variety of different sites whilst working towards your towards Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications.  We are looking for apprentices who will in time progress through the company, and support our business plan to build a pipeline of talent.


As a painting and decorating apprentice you will attend college, as well as work on site.  This will include:


  • We will teach you how to paint – not like Banksy – but by using a brush and roller. 
  • We will show you how to make a house a home, achieving uniform finishing by stopping runs and snagging.
  • We will expose you to different sites, from private schools/Duchy buildings to homes which desperately need a lick of paint, to build your experience.
  • We will help you brush up your skills, so you can enter national painting competitions and become the best painter it is possible to be.


To apply please complete our application form by clicking on this link: and email it and your CV to 



Closing date: Midnight Friday 30th June 2017.  We reserve the right to shortlist before the closing date.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, we regret we are only able to contact candidates that we will be inviting interview. Therefore, should you not hear from us by the middle of July 2017, please assume, on this occasion, that you have not been successful.


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