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Apprentice Property Maintenance Operative Level 2 (Southampton) SOUTHEAST CENTRE FOR THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT LTD

CoTrain are offering an apprenticeship in Southampton. This multi-trade apprenticeship is for anyone that wants to learn about the refurbishment and improvement of properties and property maintenance as a career. You will need to be a team player and able to learn a variety of skills to a good level to achieve the quality required.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68 to £19,266.00

    CoTrain also offer up to a maximum of £25 per week travel expenses. Your expenses can be claimed weekly and your Salary id paid monthly.

    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

    Based on a 39-hour week Monday to Friday. Typical working hours would be 8am until 5pm. These hours will include a day release to college once a week or on-site assessment.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working with a range of different trades on a new build site, this apprenticeship will include using carpentry, bricklaying, drylining, tiling, painting, and decorating
  • You will be refurbishing and learning the basics of new build and also how to repair existing installations
  • There will also be opportunities to help install plumbing, electrics, and hard and soft landscaping
  • You will get the opportunity to build something new and learn how to maintain and repair it afterwards.

You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprentice Standard to become a Property Maintenance Operative.

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Apprentice Standard to become a Property Maintenance Operative
  • We have two College options on how to achieve this with a day release course at a local College
  • The aim is to get you through the apprentice gateway so that you are deemed competent to progress onto the End Point Assessment
  • Candidates from the local community are invited to apply if they live withing the SO14 to SO19 Post code areas

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This qualification is a springboard for a career in construction and you could specialise in a trade of your preference. Or you could look to move onto site or project management in the future.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn, Reliable and punctual


GCSE or equivalent English Language and Mathematics (Grade All at Grade C or 4 and above.) Desired

Things to consider

This apprenticeship is wide and varied on site and you should be prepared to work in cold, dusty conditions sometimes. There is a range of manual labour involved . You need to be flexible and a team player.

About the employer

CoTrain is a program under SECBE . As a shared apprenticeship scheme and a Flexible Job Apprenticeship Agency partly funded by CITB to provide a route into industry for anyone wishing to complete an apprenticeship. We employ and mentor the apprentice and place them with our construction partners and colleges to gain the correct experience & skills to complete their qualifications. Post code restrictions apply for this apprenticeship.




Tremona Road


SO16 6YD


Mark Pope

07483 172916

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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