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Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Level 2

Course code: XMBS300P

Subject area: Property Maintenance

Study level: Apprenticeship

Course level: 2

Course details

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1st Aug 2024 - 31st Jul 2025

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01235 541111

Property Maintenance Operatives optimise property condition and quality and ensure that buildings are kept in a safe working condition whilst providing a high level of satisfaction to customers.
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.

Duration: 15 months practical training period, plus 3 months for End Point Assessment

Delivery model:

• Work-based training with your employer

• Nine weeks of block release throughout the year, plus induction/revision days

• On-site assessment visits every other month throughout the apprenticeship

• Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English (7 days at college for each, if required)

• Off the job training will count for at least 6 hours a week of an apprentice’s time at work

Qualifications included:

• Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths

• Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship

End Point Assessment:

• Multiple choice knowledge test

• Practical assessment

• Professional discussion based on a portfolio of evidence and short research assignment

Course units
What will apprentices learn?

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 and reduce hazards

• 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 guttering

• Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers and a variety of 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

• Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

What next?
Successful completion of this course will allow candidates to be a first point of call for property repairs and they can progress to a technical specialism or a supervisory role.
Entry criteria
Applicants are likely to have 4 GCSEs A*-D / 9-3 or equivalent and will need to demonstrate the ability to achieve all elements of the apprenticeship during their programme, including working in a suitable job role.
Fee information
Free to apprentices. This apprenticeship has a £14,000 funding band. Small companies will need to make a small contribution of £700; large companies could pay through the apprenticeship levy if they

have funds available.

Qualifications received
Qualifications included:

• Level 1 Functional Skills in English and Maths

• Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship