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Property Maintenance Apprenticeship GOLDCREST PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LIMITED

You will be working alongside an engineer to assist with all elements of property maintenance that the variety of jobs entail. This could be flooring, painting and decorating, plumbing, kitchen & bathroom fitting, tiling – learning the skills on the job required to complete these jobs to a high standard.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £153.92

    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001802215

  • Positions

    1 available

This role offers the apprentice a wide variety and exposure to a range of different skills required to fulfil a number of property maintenance jobs. From fitting kitchens and bathrooms, to plumbing, tiling, and painting and decorating – there is a great opportunity to learn a wide range of skills. You will learn basic carpentry, plumbing & decorating skills to:

  • Understand and demonstrate the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Comply with organisational safety, policies and procedures and identify hazards and reduce them
  • 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 plant safety systems and equipment
  • Understand and maintain grounds and external fabrication of a building, such as drainage and guttering
  • Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools, for example screwdrivers, power drills, pliers, paper strippers and a variety 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
  • Understand the importance of customer service
  • Record and report information accurately either internally or externally

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a flexible attitude
  • Commitment to quality and excellence
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Persists in the face of adversity
  • Thorough approach to work
  • Ownership of work and follow through to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Client/Customer focus and interaction
  • Able to live the organisations values
  • Ability to create effective working relationships
  • Aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to comply with company policies and procedures
  • Enthusiasm

Personal qualities

  • Ability to control and influence within remit
  • Persuasive influencing skills
  • Shows respect for all stakeholders
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Take ownership of situations
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Communicates effectively either verbally or in writing
  • Problem solving approach
  • A drive for efficiency and value for money
  • Communicate effectively at all levels
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to understand limitations within the role
  • A drive for quality and excellence

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally the candidate would have English and Maths GCSE
  • A desire to learn is just as important

Future prospects

  • Progress to full-time employment or choose to specialise in e.g. plumbing, carpentry, facilities management

Things to consider

Own transport would be desirable. Applicants must be based in/around Kendal and must be able to travel due to the majority of our work being based in the South Lakes. 


About the employer

We undertake a variety of work to maintain private homes, holiday properties and commercial properties including kitchen and bathroom refits, home improvemens, painting and decorating, plumbing, joinery, plastering & UPVC window fitting.

Employer

GOLDCREST PROPERTY MAINTENANCE LIMITED

Address

Marron Bank

Workington

CA14 4SZ

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Training

Training provider

KENDAL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kendal College

Contact

Lee Walker 01539 769 930 info@goldcrestpropertymaintenance.com

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)


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