Painter Needed London - What Qualities, Skills Or Experience Do You Need?

Painter needed London based to support London based painting and decorating company to complete high end residential and commercial painting and decorating jobs. This is typical of the many job vacancies currently available in London and, indeed, around the UK. So what skills and qualities does a prospective painter and decorator need?

As a painter and decorator, you will need good practical and creative skills. Attention to detail and the ability to work carefully, methodically and as part of a team are all necessary too. You must be physically fit, as the work entails standing for long periods of time. You should also enjoy manual labour and on occasions, you will need a good head for heights, particularly if you are working on industrial or commercial contracts. Good communication skills are desirable as instructions must be understood and followed accurately. While employers often express a preference for workers with previous experience in their ads, many of the leading painters and decorators London based companies offer apprenticeships or work as a painter’s labourer or ‘mate’. During these apprenticeships or as part of your work induction, leading painters London based companies will offer the opportunity to gain appropriate qualifications such as NVQ level 2 in Painting and Decorating. Other training opportunities and that all-important experience will be available to enhance your CV too. All of this will give you a greater chance of finding a permanent position; and it’s not uncommon for an apprentice to be hired by the company that trains him or her.

At GSD Painting and Decorating Contractors, when we advertise for a painter needed London based, we are proud of the training and experience that we offer. Our painters and decorators are well qualified and thoroughly trained. See the wide range of services this has allowed us to offer at