Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship Humberside Independent Care Association Ltd

Hica are looking for a Painter and Decorator Apprentice This is a 36-month apprenticeship and training will be delivered both on the job and off the job through Hull Training. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join the company and gain a qualification in Painting.

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Closing date: 24 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Carry out a range of external and internal painting and redecoration tasks
  • Prepare and clean surfaces using handheld power tools and the appropriate methods. This could include scraping, sanding, sand-blasting, steam cleaning, and burning off loose paint; repairing cracks and holes in the walls, joinery by applying fillers/ sealant
  • Prepare/sand surface for application of decorative product
  • Complete records as required
  • Liaise and work with all other trades providing technical advice as and when required
  • To self-manage and audit all work carried out in agreement with the Project Manager
  • To ensure all work is carried out in a safe, proper and thorough manner taking into account Health and Safety legislation, HICA
  • Policies and procedures, risk assessments and method statements
  • To work safely at heights, internally and externally using appropriate access equipment such as a tower scaffold
  • To maintain at all times a pleasant and courteous demeanour and give excellent customer service
  • To highlight any areas of safety or decorative concern that might impact on a safe and healthy environment for service users

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Painting and Decorator Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths & English (if needed).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment upon completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Welcome to the HICA Group, a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation that specialises in care and support solutions for older people and people with a learning disability. Our services are provided within an established portfolio of 17 residential care homes, 12 of which are for older people and 5 of which are for people with a learning disability. We also have a well established domiciliary care service providing over 11,500 hours of varied levels of support and care from 4 regional offices. Alongside this we also provide care and support in a number of extra care housing schemes in partnership with social landlords and local authorities. We also operate two housing based schemes, a 145 residence Retirement Village in East Yorkshire and a 218 apartment care village in Chorley, Lancashire. The Lancashire care village comprises of a 84 bed specialist dementia unit, and two 78 bed communities, one offering assisted living in an extra care environment and the other being an independent living scheme offering apartments for sale. Our head office is based in Hessle near Hull, however the extent of our service provision covers a large part of the North of England, and we have a presence in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Humberside and Lincolnshire. We are dedicated to the principles of adding real and sustainable social value in each of the locations where we provide services and are committed to embracing diversity and supporting equality.


Humberside Independent Care Association Ltd


160 Francis Street



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Training provider



Mike Jordan

01482 615238

Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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