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Property Maintenance Operative

This apprenticeship is suitable for existing staff who are wishing to upskill or new apprentices. 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.
Minimum 12 months (+ 3 month EPA)

Property Maintenance Operatives need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to customers, clients, guests, and their teams. They will understand the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. They will provide first and immediate response to fault finding, whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost-effectiveness. They will ensure prevention of major damage that could result in extensive costs and minimise reactive intervention.

What will the course cover?
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Health & Safety
  • Customer Service
  • Painting & Tiling
  • Prevention Maintenance
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Heating Ventilation & Air Con
  • Internal & External building fabric maintenance
  • Sustainability & Waste Management
  • Maintenance resources, equipment/materials
  • Working with external contractors
What will I achieve?

On successful completion of all your selected units, you will achieve a Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Standard and Diploma.

What is the duration of the course?

Minimum 12 months (+ 3 month EPA)

What are the entry requirements?

Employers will set the entry specification suitable for the correct level of the individual, but the standard includes Maths and English understanding and functional application at Level 1.

When does the course start?

On requirement of the business

What does the course cost for a business?

If you do not need to pay the levy

You pay 5% towards the cost of training and assessing your apprentice. You need to:

·        agree a payment schedule with the training provider

·        pay them directly for the training

The government will pay the rest (95%) up to the funding band maximum. They’ll pay it directly to the training provider.

You could be eligible for extra funding depending on both your and your apprentice’s circumstances.

Help to pay for other costs

You can get £1,000 to support your apprentice in the workplace if they are one of the following:

·        16 to 18 years old

·        19 to 25 years old with an education, health and care plan

·        19 to 25 years old and they used to be in care

If your apprentice is eligible, your training provider will give you the payment in 2 instalments of £500. You will get the first payment after 90 days and the second one after a year.

Contact the team

If you are an individual interested in this apprenticeship or a business looking to upskill staff or appoint new apprentices, please contact the team below:

Email:                  Tel: 07586116133