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Property Maintenance Apprenticeship (Multi Trade) BELL DECORATING GROUP LIMITED

Opportunity for an apprenticeship with Bell UK, the larges decorating and property maintenance companies in the UK. Learn as you earn, your will be on site 4 days a week and college one day.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68 to £19,266.00

    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

    Four days on site -8.30 am to 4.30 pm Mon to Thurs, 8.30am to 3.30pm Friday. one day college. Filton College - Bell are happy to assist where possible in transporting to Filton once a week.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Planning & carrying out maintenance tasks
  • Carrying out Painting tasks
  • Carrying out Tiling tasks
  • Carrying out Plumbing tasks
  • Carrying out Electrical testing & repairs
  • Maintenance of Air Conditioning systems
  • Carry of tests on fire & security systems

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

Property Maintenance Operative Level 2 

    • Level 2 Property Maintenance - Operative Apprenticeship Standard
    • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
      Core Technical Competencies/Skills and Knowledge/ Understanding A Property Maintenance Operative will use their knowledge and understanding of basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing and decorating 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 electrical distribution, safe repair of electrical installation to legal requirements, for example replacing damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses. • Understand and maintain plant, safety systems and equipment • Demonstrate and implement energy, environment and sustainable practices • 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. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Employment at the end of the apprenticeship
  • Progression through the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade GCSE Grades A*-C or 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

The Bell group are expanding to the Gloucester area although college attendance will be at our Filton campus based in Bristol. We can discuss any issues travelling to Bristol on application.

About the employer

Our business is built on true family values and whilst maintaining our position as market leader, we still remain a family-owned and operated organisation. Over the last 30 years we have successfully built an encompassing branch structure that covers every square mile of the UK. Each of our 40 branches operate on a local level with local personnel and management teams to provide our clients with a tailored service suited to their business, customers and local community. Bell are committed to recruiting and training apprentices to encourage and develop skills within our industry.




Bell Business Park

Rochsolloch Road



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Training provider



Nikki Mann

07984 540874

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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