Property Maintenance Apprenticeship The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
Established in 2016 the LIFE Trust has 10 schools with 310 employees and approx. 2200 pupils, the organisation as a whole works collaboratively to ensure that everything we do can positively impact the lives of our pupils and staff. We are now looking for a multi skilled apprentice to join our valued maintenance team.
Closing date: 15 Dec 2023
Hourly rate ranging from £5.28 - £10.18 dependant on age.
Total hours per week: 36
Possible start date
18 Dec 2023
21 Nov 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
The apprenticeship will involve the day-to-day maintenance and repair of the school site. This can be routine maintenance through to emergency repairs using a wide range of trade skills.
You will work alongside other maintenance staff and skilled trades to complete the jobs. The apprenticeship will provide you with a great opportunity to learn and will give you valuable experience across a number of areas:
- Identify risks and hazards and work to Health & Safety regulations.
- Complete maintenance and repairs using job sheets or job specifications.
- Use correct hand or power tools for the task.
- Clear away and dispose of waste safely.
- Use carpentry and joinery skills to compete minor repairs such as window and door frames.
- Painting and decorating a range of surfaces.
- Minor plastering repairs.
- Plumbing and drainage repairs, identify faults.
- Use a variety of materials for wall and floor tiling.
The training you will be getting
Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative standard.
This will be a blended delivery, a mixture of Microsoft Teams and face to face. All training will take place on site and within your working hours.
Ixion Holdings will complete functional skills where necessary and will ensure Health & Safety, British Values and Equality & Diversity is embedded throughout the course.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
This role leads naturally into other fields such as facilities services, individual trades, building service engineer and facilities management.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
IXION HOLDINGS (CONTRACTS) LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Property maintenance operative
Level 2 (GCSE)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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