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Posted 2020-02-16

About the role

Skillset in conjunction with a local Orange business is currently seeking applications for a full time Painting Apprenticeship 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.

This is an exciting opportunity for applicants to commence a role within a growing industry that will provide both on the job experience and study. You will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Workforce Consultant who will support you through your Apprenticeship and at the successful completion of the role, you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification

This exciting opportunity is suited to a hard-working individual who is eager to pursue a career in the Painting and Decorating industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Learn the foundations to develop skills and knowledge used in the painting and decorating field
  • Assist the team with all aspects of new homes paints, repaints and general housekeeping of the sites
  • Follow instructions from qualified tradesmen

Qualifications, skills and experience required:

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Sound communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn
  • Committed to the study component of the apprenticeship
  • Keen interest in the Painting and Decorating industry
  • White Card or willingness to obtain White Card before commencement


  • Nationally accredited qualification in Australia
  • Formal on the job training
  • Mentoring and support from a dedicated Skillset Workforce Consultant

How to apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, click the APPLY NOW button. Please upload a Cover Letter and Resume stating which role you would like to apply for and what location.

Applications closes: 16th February 2020

*Only successful applicants will be contacted

*Only applications with a cover letter and resume will be considered

*Demonstrated work rights in Australia


About Skillset:

At Skillset, our vision is to create life-changing opportunities for people and communities in regional NSW.

Skillset offers a range of services including recruitment, apprenticeship and traineeship services, skills development and mentoring programs as well as alternative senior school education pathways.

Skillset is committed to generating employment opportunities through education and skills development for people across regional NSW.

Skillset has a great range of exciting positions available, visit


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Australia Skillset would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work.
We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.