Property Maintenance Operative – Level 2

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time

Course Overview

This Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship is for apprentices that are employed in an industry where buildings and premises require ongoing repair, maintenance and upkeep.

This apprenticeship is suitable for caretakers, janitors or anyone who is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of buildings.

Typically, this includes public buildings, schools , colleges and residential housing.

Successful candidates will be competent to recognise, report, plan and carry out repairs to a range of building materials and will include skills such as:

  • Painting and decorating
  • Joinery repairs
  • Plumbing repairs and replacement of components
  • Electrical isolation of faulty or unsafe installations
  • Electrical repairs and replacement of some components
  • Plaster board repairs including skim plastering
  • Brick and stonework repairs including pointing
  • Reporting and recording maintenance operations including fire alarm testing, PAT testing, Safe water temperatures

Apprentices will need to achieve a Level 1 functional skills Maths and English while on the course (unless already qualified with GCSE grade D).

For further information contact:

Les Wilson
Team Leader for Construction and Technology Apprenticeships
[email protected]

Start Date

Various Start Dates

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Candidates must be employed in a Property Maintenance role and must have an allocated mentor/supervisor to support their learning in the workplace.

Ideally, candidates will have achieved GCSE grade 3 (previously grade D) in maths and English. Applicants that do not have these grades will attend functional skills classes and must achieve Level 1 in maths and English during the apprenticeship.

The Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship is a Level 2 qualification.

Before enrolling, all candidates will be asked to attend an interview and a skills match with their employer and a Training Officer to ensure that the correct type and range of work is available to the apprentice to meet the course requirements.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through multi-choice exams, short answer question papers, design assignments  and practical assessment directly observed by an independent assessor.

A portfolio of evidence from the workplace must be completed by the apprentice and authenticated by the employer before final assessment and a qualification can be awarded.

Course Fees

Apprentices that enrol before the age of 19 are free and there is no cost to the employer. A £1000 incentive payment is available to employers to support the cost of employing an apprentice.

Apprentices that are 19 years old or over  when they enrol  incur an employer contribution of £900. There is no incentive payment available to employers for an apprentice that is 19 years old or over.

Levy paying employers cover the cost of training from their levy pot.

Property Maintenance Operative – Level 2

Study Area: Apprenticeships
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Part Time
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