Maintenance Operations Apprentice CLC Contractors Ltd

Apprenticeships run for a minimum of 2 years and consist of both on the job training and college attendance, ending in an NVQ Level 2 qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 8am – 4.30pm Friday 8am – 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Maintenance operatives keep buildings in good running order by carrying out general repairs and maintenance.

They don’t specialise in one area of construction. Instead, they do tasks associated with a wide variety of different construction trades.

They work indoors and outdoors and need a good working knowledge of trades such as carpentry, bricklaying, plastering, plumbing and roofing.

Typical duties include:

  • Repairing roofing and guttering
  • Painting walls
  • Hanging doors and fitting skirting boards
  • Repairing or re-building walls
  • Fitting kitchens and bathrooms, and tile walls and floors
  • Undertaking small plumbing repairs and minor electrical tasks
  • Performing checks on security and fire appliances
  • Masonry work such as external walls or steps, laying slabs, erecting fences, laying vinyl flooring, and glazing and replacing glass

The role is physically demanding so a maintenance operative must be fit. They must also have good communication skills to work with a range of tradespeople.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Good spatial awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions
  • Good practical skills

Personal qualities

  • Committed to the apprenticeship programme
  • A desire to learn and progress
  • Team player
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willingness to complete relevant coursework on time

Qualifications required

  • Good general education

Future prospects

For candidates with drive and ambition further progression into surveying, estimating & management will be supported.

Things to consider

Candidates will need to be keen and motivated and enjoy working outdoors as well as indoors as each day may vary. Excellent time keeping and attendance are also important as some early starts may be required. Working in a team will be an integral part of your training so good communication skills are also necessary.

About the employer

CLC offer a comprehensive range of maintenance and refurbishment services to leading names in housing, healthcare, education, hotel & leisure and commercial sectors throughout the UK. Since establishing in 1969, we have grown into one of the country's leading property and asset maintenance companies, with a skilled and experienced workforce of over 900 employees.


CLC Contractors Ltd


Unit 17

Coopies Haugh

Coopies Lane


NE61 6JN

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • On and off the job training, day release to college
  • NVQ Diploma in Building Maintenance Multi-trade Repair and Refurbishment
  • Functional Skills (If required)
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Construction Building

Training provider

National Construction College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by CITB (t/u Construction Skills)

Employer's Application Instructions

IMPORTANT - APPLICATION PROCESS 1. Apply to CITB at - When applying please enter the reference number of the vacancy into the section which asks for ‘Employer Details’ on the bconstructive online application form 2. Send a CV direct to the employer at 3. To avoid any confusion, please follow the application routes very carefully to ensure that all your details are successfully captured. Applicants must complete both the CITB application form and provide a CV to CLC in order to be considered.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017