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Construction Courses at Lancaster & Morecambe College

Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Level 2

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Start date: 04/09/2023

An Apprenticeship is a perfect choice if you want to continue your studies and develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in a specific industry, while also earning a salary in full-time employment; kickstarting your long-term career path.

This Apprenticeship will provide you with the all the skills you require to start a career within the Property Maintenance industry. You will have the opportunity to learn the underpinning knowledge of optimising property quality and the conditions needed for working in a Construction environment. As a Property Maintenance Operative, you will need to maintain a high level of quality, customer service and satisfaction. By the end of your Apprenticeship you will understand the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, fire and security systems equipment.

At the end of the course you will receive NVQ Level 2 Certification as a Property Maintenance Operative.

Course Overview

At the start of your Apprenticeship you will be assigned your own Work Place Co-ordinator who will be there for you throughout your Apprenticeship to answer any questions you may have. They will also visit you onsite along with your College tutor to make sure your Apprenticeship journey is a comfortable one.

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week and be prepared to attend College through day and block release for your essential off the job training. While at LMC you will be taught by time served, qualified tutors who have over 30 years industry experience and still work in industry. Our workshops are up to date allowing you to feel confident and proficient while developing your skills.

You will develop your skills and understanding in many areas of Property Maintenance such as:

  • Painting

  • Tiling

  • Plumbing maintenance and repairs

  • Electrical testing and repairs

  • Understanding and maintaining heating

  • Ventilation and air conditioning plant

  • Internal and external building fabric maintenance

  • Security and access systems

You will cover the theoretical aspects of these topics in both the classroom and occasional home study.

There will be regular assessor visits to the workplace to observe your competency in completing certain tasks. At College you will be assessed through written assignments, practical skills tests, observations and review of a portfolio of all training carried out both in College and at your workplace.

For more detail on the Apprenticeship standard for this qualification visit the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Industry Links

During your time at LMC you will also have the opportunity to apply to work abroad for three weeks, where you will be able to develop new ways of working and form new work relationships. This may lead to an opportunity of further work after your Apprenticeship.

Progression Routes

Upon course completion you may choose to progress onto one of our Level 3 Apprenticeships such as the Plumbing & Heating Level 3 Apprenticeship, or alternatively, you may decide to progress into further full time work within the Construction industry.

There are many exciting roles within the Construction industry such as:

  • Plumber

  • Plasterer

  • Painter and Decorator

  • Tiler

  • Carpenter

  • Electrician

You can discover all the opportunities available to you by exploring the full list of careers in the Construction industry

Entry Requirements

Students must have 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher, including Maths and English OR Functional Skills Level 1. Students will take an initial English and Maths assessment to showcase abilities.

How to Apply

If you would like to enquire for this Apprenticeship, please click 'Enquire' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Apprenticeship Team will be in touch with you. Alternatively, you can explore our current vacancies on the 'Apprenticeship Vacancies' page and apply now.

If you are already employed then please contact our Apprenticeship Team on 01524 521483.

Course code: A33683-A1A