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Property Maintenance Apprentice Lorne Stewart Plc

Lorne Stewart are offering an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Property Maintenance Apprentice. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain an insight into the construction industry and develop a wide range of skills.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 8.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Working as a mobile engineer across the county of Cornwall delivering planned (scheduled) preventative maintenance and responding to routine and emergency reactive calls received via the contract Help Desk
  • Learning and using Safe Systems of Work and Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 in the delivery and completion of all work(s)
  • Assisting the Mobile Engineer in the completion of jobs including mechanical and electrical, plumbing, carpentry, painting and decorating and general building fabric repairs
  • Meeting and working with a diverse range of council customers excluding housing and schools
  • Working with the Council's Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) Concerto software receiving and updating jobs using hand-held technology

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

  • You will be working towards a Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative apprenticeship standard
  • You will receive on and off the job training and support from an assessor and an apprenticeship advisor
  • You will be required to attend Cornwall College Camborne on a weekly basis as part of the apprenticeship training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of progression to full-time employment on the Lorne Stewart Cornwall Council TFM Contract
  • Lorne Stewart Facilities is a personal non-hierarchical organisation. We provide training and mentoring but encourage ideas, innovation and empowerment. The organisation is an ideal place to get noticed for the right reasons, learn, add value and progress

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Interest in the industry, Quick learner, Inquisitive


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

The Property Maintenance Apprentice will be mentored by and work alongside a Lorne Stewart Mobile Engineer, so punctuality and reliability are essential.

About the employer

Lorne Stewart is one of the UK's leading independent building services companies. The group provides a range of specialist skills harnessed through our mechanical and electrical, facilities and office modular design and construction business. We provide customers with high quality building service solutions throughout the construction and operation of all building assets. Lorne Stewart Facilities provides facilities management services including operation and maintenance of an extensive range of buildings and properties in diverse business sectors including transport, commercial, public and residential. In April 2022, Lorne Stewart Facilities was awarded a five-year contract to provide Total Facilities Management (TFM) services to Cornwall Council. This contract is county-wide for all Council owned and leased properties excluding housing and schools. Lorne Stewart Facilities working with Corserv Facilities Ltd provides the Council with statutory compliance, planned and reactive maintenance, building fabric repairs, cleaning, premises management, grounds maintenance, pest control, security, traffic management, utilities management and project management services.


Lorne Stewart Plc


Chy Trevail

Beacon Technology Park


PL31 2FR

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Training provider




01209 616452

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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