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Property Maintenance Operative Apprentice VIVO DEFENCE SERVICES LIMITED

As a Property Maintenance Operative, you will be working alongside our operations team and supply chain partners to help maintain and repair a wide-range of properties across the Defence Estate. As a member of the VIVO team you will be providing great customer service and support to serving members of the armed forces.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:00-16:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Building repairs, such as plastering, tiling, decorating etc.
  • Basic joinery and plumbing (trades to be agreed)
  • Legionella testing and flushing
  • Supporting our supply chain partners
  • Testing and inspections
  • Maintaining accurate repair and maintenance records

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be completing a level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Standard and will be given workplace experience to gain practical skills, with guidance and training from an experienced workplace mentor. Training will be completed on a day release at Lincoln College Campus.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completing this apprenticeship programme with its transferable skills will enable progression into roles such as a Technical Specialist e.g. Electrical or Plumbing and Supervisory and Management roles e.g. Facilities Management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Enthusiastic, Smart and Presentable


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D - 9/A*) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D - 9/A*) Essential

Things to consider

25 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Full driving license desirable, but not essential.

About the employer

Our purpose is to modernise the lived experience for our Armed Forces to achieve, grow and thrive. There is one other element that will be critical to the success of our joint venture – our culture. Our ‘Commit to Enable’ culture is centred around the commitments we make every day to enable Defence Capability.




RAF Waddington




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Training provider



Learner Engagement Team

01522 876284

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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