Course at a glance

Subject Area:

Property Maintenance Operative

Attendance:

Apprenticeship

Qualification:

Level 2 Diploma in Property Maintenance

Course Start:

Flexible

Course Length:

24 months

Location:

South Bank Campus & North Street Campus

Cost:

Funding Band £9,000
Non Levy Payers contribute 5% of the cost


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Course overview

This Property Maintenance Apprenticeship is available to anyone aged over 16.

The primary role of a Property Maintenance Operative is to optimise property condition and quality and to ensure the building is kept in a safe working condition.

Property Maintenance Operatives need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to customers, clients, guests and team.

They will understand the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment


What skills and qualities do apprentices need?

  • Practical skills
  • Methodical
  • Ability to follow technical drawings
  • Attention to detail
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Numeracy skills
  • Customer service

Entry requirements

You should be aged 16 or over and ideally already be employed or have secured a work placement.

Good GCSEs are recommended and you will be required to sit a skills assessment.

You must have achieved a grade 3 or above in both English and Maths for this apprenticeship.

If you don’t have an employer you can search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies on the national apprenticeship vacancy website.

If you are aged 16-18 and you are unable to find an apprenticeship, you can apply for a study programme and switch over at any point when you do find one.

 


What would apprentices learn at College?

  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards and reduce them
  • Consider safety compliance with a diverse sector of client groups
  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of working safely at height
  • Carry out repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, doorframes, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  • Understand and maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
  • Maintain high levels of water hygiene within a building
  • Understand and maintain electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses.

No matter what level you are currently working at, you will be expected to further your skills in English and maths.


Information for employers

If you are considering taking on an apprentice and would like to find out more about the Level Property Maintenance Apprenticeship please get in touch with the Apprenticeship Team.

They will be able to advise you on the course content, offer advice for levy and non-levy payers and provide details on the end point assessment (EPA).

From 1st April 2021 all employers are required to use the government apprenticeship service to secure funding for any apprentices they wish to employ.  Apprentices will be unable to start their course at college without reserving funding. 

We can assist you with this process by providing informative emails, videos and telephone assistance, please get in touch to find out more.

Call:

0113 222 6041

Email:

wblinfo@lcb.ac.uk


Current Vacancies

Current vacancies from employers we work with will be shown here.

If none are showing, you can search and register for job alerts on the apprenticeship vacancy website.


Next steps

After completing this course there are a number of options available, depending on your final grade you could move onto a level 3 apprenticeship, into higher education or seek permanent employment.

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