TRAINING

Apprenticeships

Over the past 10 years, AC Beck has supported more than 20 apprenticeships in painting and decorating and exterior renovation.

We take on two new apprentices every year. Each AC Beck apprentice follows a 2 year programme, with the option to extend their training to a third year. We also give all our apprentices the opportunity to attend a college course in painting.

Careers at AC Beck

Like most AC Beck apprentices, Colin Holland stayed with the company after his apprenticeship as a painter. Ten years on, he’s now a supervisor, having worked his way through the ranks:

"My apprenticeship at AC Beck set me up for working independently in the industry. When I completed my training I left the company to gain some experience, but after a while I decided to ask AC Beck if they would have me back. Since then I’ve progressed from a foreman to a supervisor. The job is varied. I meet lots of interesting people and have to think on my feet. There’s no doubt the apprenticeship has enabled me to cope with the challenges I face at work."


Want to be an apprentice painter and decorator?

If you’d like to find out more about apprenticeships then contact us on: 0118 977 29 55

 

Meet our apprentices

Name: Nathan Fallon
Year of apprenticeship: 3rd
Studying: NVQ Level 2 at Reading College

I’ve been an apprentice with AC Beck for three years. I decided I wanted to do an apprenticeship when I left school because I enjoy hands-on work. It wasn’t easy finding a place with a good company. But I’d encourage other people to look for similar opportunities that will help them get started in a good career with long term prospects.”

 

Name: Roberto Lima
Year of apprenticeship: 2nd
Studying: NVQ Level 2 at Reading College

I wanted to be an apprentice to learn a trade and get good experience. I was lucky to be chosen by AC Beck as they only take on two apprentices each year. I enjoy what I do (most days!) and I’m looking forward to learning new skills and gaining more experience.

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