Painter Apprenticeship

About Maxima:

Maxima is a leading Group Training Organisation – we manage recruitment, placement and ongoing support of trainees and apprentices on behalf of our host employers. We aim to help you kick-start your career into the job or industry of your choice, boost your employment credentials and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in the future.


  • Complete a nationally recognised Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • Possible eligibility for Government incentive of up to $5,000 in first 2 year and access to a Trade Support Loan
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Earn while you learn with no study debt
  • Supported by a dedicated Maxima Consultant

The Role:

Maxima, and our Host Employer, are looking for driven workers to show off their steady hand and attention to detail skills in a Painting Apprenticeship.

These positions within private industry will see you working across residential sites throughout the metropolitan suburbs of Adelaide, learning all aspects of Painting and Decorating techniques.

Across 4 years work fulltime and gain industry experience, paid training, and study towards a nationally recognised Certificate III in Painting and Decorating

Duties Include:

  • Prepare surfaces (sanding, filing, caulking)
  • Protect surfaces (varnish, stain, wallpaper)
  • Paint a range of surfaces to a high standard 
  • Colour matching
  • Interpret plans
  • Maintain and decorate surfaces 

About You:

  • High attention to detail
  • Have good physical fitness to undertake manual labour
  • Be committed, reliable and hardworking
  • Display initiative, manage and prioritise time and tasks effectively
  • Work effectively as part of a team and follow directions

Role Requirements:

  • Must hold a provisional or full driver’s licence and own vehicle
  • Be physically fit and healthy due to manual labour work
  • Satisfactorily pass a pre-employment assessment including a drug and alcohol test
  • Completed a Certificate II in Doorways to Construction or similar (desirable)

How to Apply: 

Click Apply and complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Recent school leavers are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

National Apprenticeship wages and conditions apply.

For further information please visit our website 

At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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