Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship H D DECORATING SERVICES LTD

H D are looking for a Painting 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 a busy company and gain a qualification while earning a salary. Duties include to carry out a range of external and internal painting and redecoration tasks.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Shifts to be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    25 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Prepare and clean surfaces using handheld power tools and the appropriate methods. This could include scraping, sanding, and burning off loose paint; repairing cracks and holes in walls, ceilings and joinery items like doors, frames and skirtings by applying filler and priming.
  • 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
  • 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).

Training to take place at:

  • Hull Training and Adult Education, Nursery Grove, Hull, HU9 5XT
  • Block Release - one week in the centre, five weeks on site and so on

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time employment upon completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Punctual and Reliable, Dedicated, Hardworking, Enthusiasm, Attention to Detail


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

About the employer

In 2003, Ian Hesketh and John Dickinson were running a successful business partnership that was starting to experience ever increasing demand for their services. In order to meet this demand, they needed to enlarge the team. With the shared vision of growth based on customer satisfaction they rapidly built up a reputation for delivering quality affordable decorating works while keeping the customer at the forefront of their standards. HD Decorating Services Ltd continued with this ethos and has now become a leading commercial & private decorating company being recognised not only locally but nationally. Our base in Hessle in the East Riding of Yorkshire is well suited for access to all areas of the UK. We’ve served customers in London, Kent, Oxfordshire, Lancashire, Scotland, Midlands, North West & North East and most of Yorkshire. We specialise in decorating any property whatever it may be, new build housing or a complete refurbishment.






HU13 9NG

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Training provider



Mike Jordan

01482 615238

Apprenticeship standard

Painter and decorator

Level 2 (GCSE)

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