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Facilities Apprentice Capital City Academy

To be able to provide Facilities Services support to the school staff and Facilities Management department. Working towards the Level 2 Facilities Services Operative Apprenticeship Standard.

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

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. Times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    21 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A Facilities apprentice will be able to provide Facilities Services Support to the school staff and facilities management department:

  • To undertake a supervised Building Safety Compliance works according to a duty rota/schedule of works as required by the Facilities Manager
  • To follow Statutory Health & Safety procedures, adhering to agreed standards set
  • To monitor Helpdesk Form and report to FM Team and respond accordingly
  • To support the facilities team in implementation and delivery of the programme of planned preventative and reactive maintenance and decoration
  • To support the FM Team receiving deliveries, goods from suppliers and setting up furniture and equipment
  • To assist the team with the set up for all internal events and functions as planned in the school’s calendar
  • To report any suspicious activity, damage/spillage that might endanger the health, safety or security of the building, its contents and its occupants and take appropriate action to deal with immediate hazards
  • To assist the FM Team to maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example repairs to WC systems, leaking taps or water testing and unblocking drains
  • To understand and demonstrate the importance of working safely at heights
  • To receive training on use of the ride-on pitch maintenance machine and undertake sweeping of the 3G pitch according to an agreed weekly/ monthly schedule
  • Legislative requirements and responsibilities relating to health and safety, access & inclusion, manual handling, working at heights, hazardous substances (COSHH), reporting of injuries, diseases etc (RIDDOR)
  • To notify the Facilities Manager of any repairs needed to damaged furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • Too undertake off site training in accordance with the agreed Apprenticeship programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiasm for continuous professional development and willingness to learn and develop
  • Effective team worker: helpful and friendly 
  • Demonstrates respect for people, regardless of ethnic origin, gender or disability
  • Awareness of, and commitment to, diversity and inclusion

Personal qualities

  • A basic understanding of the principles of customer care and experience in a customer facing role
  • Interest in gaining skills in risk assessment for health and safety in order to make sound and timely decisions based on good judgement

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

The completion of a Facilities apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Working 5 days per week with agreed study release days.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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About the employer

Capital City Academy will provide an exceptional environment to promote a passion for learning and discovery. We recognise everyone as an individual and our rich community is united in its determination to enable all learners to succeed. At the heart of our achievements will be educating the whole person developing an honest, informed and caring global citizen.


Capital City Academy


Doyle Gardens


NW10 3ST

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by The Skills Partnership Limited


Mr John Cox 020 8838 8700

  • Level 2 Facilities Services Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

A Facilities Services Operative is a broad description of someone who provides facilities services support to customers and FM departments. This may include services such as security, supporting hard FM functions i.e. maintenance and engineering, and soft FM i.e. cleaning, catering, front-of-house logistics, post-room services and portering.

Apprenticeship standard

Facilities services operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Oct 2021