Trainee Paint Finisher/Sprayer

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1168083254-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: A259 Recruitment
  • Location: Shoreham-by-sea, Sussex
  • Apprentice Pay: £21,000 to £25,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Engineering, Health and Safety
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship


Our engineering client, is looking for a Trainee Paint Finisher/Sprayer to join the Production Team at its engineering and manufacturing facility in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex.

You will learn to prepare and finish paint products in accordance with Company work instructions and orders.


As a trainee, you will have the opportunity to learn a variety of skills including:

  • Following work instructions detailing the requirements for surface preparation, priming and finishing.
  • Ensuring surfaces to be painted are clean and free from oil/grease.
  • Ensuring surfaces which are to be left paint-free are properly masked.
  • Being proficient in the use of the cleaning and preparation of paint spray equipment (use of pneumatic tools).
  • The removal of masking and suitably protect components prior to passing to Stores.
  • The maintenance of paint stock at kanban level and order new colour paints when required.
  • To be familiar with data sheets of all products used in the paint areas to identify possible hazards.
  • To use Health and Safety equipment provided for protection.
  • Ensuring that all areas, plant and equipment are kept in a clean and safe working condition.
  • To comply with the Company Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policy.


Although no experience is required as full training will be provided, it would be preferable if you had:

  • GCSE Maths and English (minimum grade C/4)
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude
  • Strong team ethic

When making your application with a full CV, please include a covering letter to explain why you feel this opportunity interests you? Should you wish to call me for an informal discussion, please do so on the number below. Thanks