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Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship

This Level 2 Apprenticeship is designed for those who work in a property maintenance role.
Level
2
Duration
2 years
Location
Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Trafford Park

Property Maintenance Operatives need to demonstrate a range of skills including carrying out painting and tiling tasks, working with external contractors and providing first and immediate response to fault finding, whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost effectiveness.

When does the course start?

Please get in touch with us to find out when the next course will start.

What does the course cover?

This qualification covers an indicative content of requirements including carrying out painting and tiling tasks, working with external contractors and providing first and immediate response to fault finding.

A Property Maintenance Operative will use their knowledge and understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating to:

  • 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.
  • Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment
  • Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
  • Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers and a variety other tools used in plumbing and carpentry
  • Demonstrate and understand the importance of the control of resources and stock
  • Understand and demonstrate the principles of Planned Preventative Maintenance
  • Understand how to prepare for refurbishment or deep clean of equipment and surfaces
  • Carry out repairs and reactive maintenance
  • Understand the importance of customer service
  • Record and report information accurately either internally or externally
What will I achieve?

On successful completion, you will achieve a Level 2 Diploma in Property Maintenance.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal grade requirements however, you will need to complete a maths and English assessment.

Where will I study?

 

Greater Manchester SkillCentre
Unit B Ashburton Point
Wheelforge Way
Trafford Park
Manchester
M17 1EH

How much does the course cost?

There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.

T. 0161 876 3300
E. gmskillcentre@gceducationandskills.ac.uk