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Apprenticeship Standard 023 - Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative

Course Name 
Apprenticeship Standard 023 - Level 2 Property Maintenance OperativeAvailable for Enquiries
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Course Details
Location Workplace
Location Castleford Campus
Level Level 2
Start Date Mid- September
Duration 12 to 18 months
Time of Day Day
Mode of Study Apprenticeship
Awarding Body City and Guilds
Offering Code ASL2PRM1S000
Course Overview

A property maintenance operative can expect to be employed as a Maintenance Assistant/Facilities Assistant/Maintenance Technician/Caretaker/Multi-Skilled Technician.

As a Property Maintenance Operative, you will be employed to optimise property condition and quality and to ensure the building is kept in a safe working condition. You will understand the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment. You will provide response to fault finding. You will ensure prevention of major damage to a building.

What you will Study

This apprenticeship standard will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be a qualified property maintenance operative, whilst developing behaviours required by this role

Whilst there is no mandatory on-programme qualification for knowledge or competence in relation to this standard, this programme will follow the recommended training specification of the City and Guilds Level 2 qualifications. This will enable you to develop knowledge and skills that will include

• Health and safety
• The knowledge and skills to carry out repairs to the fabric of a building,
• The knowledge and skills to carry out repairs to plumbing and drainage systems
• The knowledge and skills to carry out repairs to electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses.
• The knowledge and skills to implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
• Customer service

In addition, apprentices must complete, or have previously completed, recognised English and Maths qualifications (this could be GCSE, Functional Skills or other).

Course Structure

This standard is of 12 to 18 months duration.

Attendance at college is expected to be 12 months on a day release basis. This course is 100% workshop based, with the possibility for a block week in college.

Where required English and Maths study will be through additional attendance at the college. This is expected to be block release.

How you will be Assessed

Throughout the training period college lecturers/assessors will assess progress in relation to the knowledge element of the standard; a college assessor will work with you in the development and assessment of the competence portfolio.

In addition, throughout the training period both college lecturers/assessors and your employer representative will complete progress reviews.

When both your employer and the college consider you competent in all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you will be entered in for the End Point Assessment.

This is a three-part independent assessment.
1. Knowledge assessment
2. Skills assessment,
3. Interview, behaviours assessment

Successful assessments are graded pass/merit/distinction.

Entry Requirements Whilst employers will set the entry specification suitable for the correct level of the individual, it is recommended that apprentices hold a level 1 qualification in maths and English.
Attendance Expectations Attendance is one day per week or possibly block release, anticipated to be Monday. The standard college day will run from 09:00 to 18:15. It is expected that attendance at college is maintained at a level of 95% or above.
Fee Information

There are no costs to students aged between 16 and 18.

For cost to students aged 19 and over please contact The Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469 for details.

Further Study Advanced apprenticeship in Facilities Management. This will be available at Wakefield College, for 2021.
Career Opportunities This apprentice standard is recognised by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) providing Associate Membership for the apprentice whilst studying. BIFM have confirmed resources and learning materials will be available for the apprentice to support them throughout their learning journey.
How to Apply

Please complete an apprenticeship application form.

If you require an application form please contact Course Information on 01924 789111 or The Apprenticeship Team on 01924 789469

For Further Details

Please contact Apprenticeship Recruitment on 01924 789469 or email

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