Property Maintenance Apprentice Level 2 Nower Hill High School

We have an exciting opportunity for a Property Maintenance apprentice to join us at our school. The Apprentice will work on planned preventative maintenance, upgrading existing capabilities, and supporting breakdown and repair.

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

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Closing date: 22 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    National minimum pay rate, based on age and experience.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (Times to be concerned).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Working with the Site Team:

Support the planning, preparation and delivery of property maintenance tasks, including:

  • Distribute consumable items
  • Ensure that classroom fixtures and fittings are maintained to a safe standard
  • Remove graffiti
  • Ensure that the site is safe to move around, inc. sweeping leaves, clearing snow and picking litter
  • Preparing the School Hall for parents meetings, exams, school functions
  • Monitoring security arrangements during and outside normal school hours
  • Ensuring that the buildings are cleaned to the agreed standard by monitoring the work of the contract cleaning staff
  • Other site maintenance tasks as required by the site supervisor or deputy
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance, minor repairs and replacement of components within water, environmental and energy management systems in accordance with current legislation
  • Create a safe working environment and reporting of risks and hazards
  • Utilise reporting software to complete requested property maintenance tasks and report minor repairs
  • Carry out painting and decorating works to a range of surfaces
  • Carry out minor tiling and flooring repairs using a variety of materials, tools, adhesives and sealants
  • Carry out repairs to buildings to make them safe and secure for their occupants or clients
  • Safely isolate electrical, electronic and emergency systems to enable property maintenance operations to be performed around isolated electrical components
  • Perform fault diagnostics to implement plumbing and drainage repairs
  • Use carpentry and joinery skills to complete minor repairs to fixtures such as doors, windows, frames, worktops
  • Carry out minor plastering repairs
  • Keep the minibuses clean and tidy
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing to liaise with other team members
  • Operating the school’s CCTV equipment according to the Code of Practice
  • Complete appropriate Health and Safety training, ensuring all tasks are carried out to meet appropriate standards and communicating safe practice to staff

Working with the Technology Department:

  • Supporting in delivering a high level of technical support to the Resistant Materials areas
  • Preparation and allocation of materials and equipment for students’ projects and exams
  • Maintenance of inventories of materials, faculty tools and machinery, workshop furniture
  • Cleaning of storerooms
  • Outputting designs from digital file to Laser / Vinyl and 3D Printer as requested by dept teachers

The training you will be getting

Apprentices will be required to attend college at least x1 day per week at Harrow Weald Campus completing necessary mandatory training and units associated with the apprenticeship.

The apprentice will be required to complete:

  • Work towards gaining a full Level 2 Property Maintenance Operations Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Behaviours
  • Standard and End Point Assessment
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, and ICT (if required)

Other training will be provided by the employer as required to enable the fulfilment of the job role.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right apprentice, there is the possibility of being trained to deputy manager or manager level within the role, in the long term, as this is a part of our succession planning.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Nower Hill High School is a secondary academy school with a sixth form, in Pinner in the London Borough of Harrow. The school currently has 324 students in each year group including over 400 in the Sixth form, making over 2000 students in the school.


Nower Hill High School


Nower Hill High School, George V Avenue



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Training provider


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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Dec 2023