2nd, 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Painter

An exciting opportunity to work hands on and challenge yourself and study a Nationally Recognised Qualification at the same time!

About the position

Novaskill in conjunction with a local business, are currently seeking applications for a full time Painting Apprentice to join their team. The successful applicant will complete a Certificate III in Painting and Decorating over a 4-year term, whilst receiving formal and on the job training.

On a day-to-day basis, your duties might include (but are not limited to);

  • Prepare surfaces by filing, chiselling or sanding
  • Mix and match paint
  • Set up spray equipment
  • Mask areas that are not going to be painted
  • Apply coats of primer and main paint, followed by the finish
  • Check finished jobs as part of quality control
  • Touch-up paintwork and apply polish

About you

You will have good communication, literacy and numeracy skills as well as great attention to detail and good problem-solving skills. You have the ability to meet strict deadlines and cooperate with others, be punctual, reliable and presentable and have the ability to operate, maintain and work safely with hand tools and small equipment.

In addition to this you will also demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of relevant workplace health and safety requirements, have completed year 10 at a minimum, have a current drivers licence and reliable transport and hold a current White Card (CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry) or be willing to obtain one prior to commencement. You will need to successfully pass pre-employment background checks and willing to undergo pre-employment medical.


About us


Since 1980, Novaskill has been providing superior trainee and apprenticeship management and are a proudly non-for-profit Group Training Organisation. Our apprentices and trainees, host employers, internal employees, students and stakeholders can be assured of our dedication to supporting our communities and enriching people’s lives through the provision of quality training and employment services.

This year, we are celebrating 40 years, and welcome the interest to join us!

As a group training employee, you will be employed by Novaskill but hosted by a partner employer for the duration of your apprenticeship/traineeship. For more information about Group Training, please visit https://novaskill.com.au/apprenticeshipstraineeships/

Apply now!

This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. If you believe you have the necessary skills and would like to be a part of our dynamic team, please apply now with your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

For more information about this position, please contact our Group Training Team on (02) 4906 6700 or email us on Recruitment@novaskill.com.au.

To be considered for this position, we require a cover letter to accompany your resume.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer and encourage all persons to apply. All successful candidates will be required to undertake an Australia Federal Police Check prior to commencing employment.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.





Apply Now

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@novaskill.com.au