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Maintenance Apprentice (35531) The QHotels Collection

An exciting opportunity to join 4 star The Queens Hotel Leeds as a Maintenance Apprentice. This role will see you supporting the maintenance manager with day-to-day maintenance jobs in the hotel.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shift patterns 5 out of 7 day, rota TBC

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You’ll be working with the Maintenance team to ensure the upkeep of the hotel. Works could include but not limited to painting & decorating, carpentry and plumbing. Each day will be different as you could be:

• Changing a light bulb
• Changing a shower head
• Repainting a room
• Fixing skirting boards and at times
• You could also be involved with full refurbishments and other projects

Health & safety will always be at the forefront of your mind.

During your programme and role with The Queens Hotel Leeds, you will:
• Be able to work and learn at the same time
• The course can be delivered at your hotel and remotely via Teams meetings rather than travelling to a college
• Learn how to maintain a property and understand the mechanisms of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment

• Health & safety and compliance
• How to identify hazards
• Policies & procedures
• How to implement energy, environment and sustainable practices
• The safe use of hand tools
• The importance of the control of resources, stock and customer service
• Principles of planned preventative maintenance
• Reporting information accurately
• Fault finding

The programme will last a minimum of 12 months with an additional 3 months to complete your End Point Assessment.
After successful completion of your apprenticeship, you’ll have the opportunity to continue your story and carve out a career with us, either at The Queens or another property should a suitable opportunity become available.

How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 property maintenance operative qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

Located in the heart of Leeds, The Queens Hotel is a place like no other. Marrying authentic art deco glamour with on-trend fittings and furnishings, this newly refurbished city-centre retreat offers style and comfort in equal measure.


The QHotels Collection


The Queens Hotel

City Square



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Feb 2023