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Facilities Services Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

The role of a Facilities Operative Apprentice is to support the smooth running of the facilities site/sites. This will include supporting the facilities team and manager in ensuring that the facility is safe, auditing the site and support in the scheduling of site work plus providing support for various members of staff.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Core Duties:

These may vary site-to-site but are likely to encompass:

  • Support the delivery of the responsibilities of the Facilities Services function in complying with health and safety and other legislation and organizational policies and procedures
  • Address FS-related Risks, hazards and threats to people, property and premises
  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers to ensure the effective delivery of a range of facilities services
  • Support the delivery of FS projects
  • Maintain soft FS services
  • Complete the above duties in compliance with the organisation/schools policies and procedures

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail, follow basic instructions well
  • Hand on skills able to use tools
  • Knows basic hazards to look out for and how to minimise risks
  • Works well within a team environment, you will work alongside other members of staff, so this is very important

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic, punctual manner
  • Can use own initiative to resolve issues when management is unable to assist
  • Confident attitude towards all daily responsibilities
  • Cautious and vigilant
  • Pro active

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A*- C/9-4, including English and maths

Future prospects

  • Full-time employment

Things to consider

Safeguarding, Prevent & Equal Opportunities:

  • Let Me Play, LMP Education and Sporting Education are committed to anti-discrimination and equal opportunities for all.  We are equally committed to Safer Recruitment Policies, Safeguarding, the Prevent Duty and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers

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 is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Inspire ATA Ltd. is a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to make a difference. We specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent Apprentices. We recruit and employ all of our Apprentices and then arrange amazing placements with our partners and clients whilst providing ongoing support. We also arrange and quality assure the training through our partner apprenticeship training providers.

Our vision is “to inspire ambition and widen horizons” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.  Our ATA creates apprenticeship jobs and opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t exist for people, allowing them to raise their aspirations.  A lot of our work is with schools, so we love the fact that our Apprentices go on to inspire children of all ages.  We inspire to inspire! 

We want to have a positive impact on society with the work we do, and we encourage individuals to be good citizens that contribute to the wider community. Our focus for 2020 is all around the development and wellbeing of our Apprentices – you will often see us use the hashtag #LearnerFirst.

We operate nationally but we are based in Hammersmith & Fulham in London and have twice come runner up in their annual business awards for Best Social Enterprise or Charity (2016 and 2017).




Wallwood Street


E14 7AD

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Additional location information

Please note you will be employed by Inspire ATA and placed at Stebon Primary for the duration of your apprenticeship.


Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd


Will Moffat 07716293425

Facilities Services Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Training is provided by LMP Education through dedicated tutors who will regularly meet with the apprentice monthly to carry out learning sessions.

This qualification allows learners to develop and practice skills required for employment and/or career progression in the facilities sector, achieved through tailored training on the following;

  • Routine and non-routine waste
  • Working safety at heights
  • Moving and transport
  • Safety and security awareness
  • Developing customer relationships

Apprenticeship standard

Facilities services operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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