Property Maintenance Operative – Intermediate Apprenticeship
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.
Entry Requirements: No formal qualification required
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:
Team Leader for Construction and Technology Apprenticeships
Apprentices will be taught by qualified and experienced lecturers using a range of methods including lectures, seminars and practical training.
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.