Apprentice Multi-Trade Operative - Sleaford IAN WILLIAMS LIMITED

Are you looking to start a career in building services? Want to earn whilst you learn? Ian Williams is one of the UK’s leading property services companies and our award-winning apprenticeship scheme could help you realise your ambitions. Join our team now working as an Apprentice Multi-Trade Operative.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4.30pm. Friday: 8.00am - 3.30pm (breaks to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Being an apprentice at Ian Williams means real “hands on” work on real jobs. You will combine a combination of college and practical learning to study your chosen trade. You will get the opportunity to put your new skills into practice, while supported by the expert guidance of our experienced tradespeople - your own mentor.  

What will I be doing? 

The specific type of work will vary from contract to contract, most contracts will be based on social housing. The types of tasks we cover include: 

  • Maintenance range of domestic properties
  • Ripping out and preparing empty properties for new tenants
  • Planned and responsive repair work
  • You will gain an overview and basic understanding of multiple trades including carpentry, electrical, plastering and plumbing
  • Work both inside and outside in all weather, whether it’s boiling hot or freezing cold

The training you will be getting

As well as this, you will: 

  • Attend college to understand “the how and the why” of your chosen trade (usually 1 day a week)
  • Build a fantastic portfolio of evidence to go towards your End Point Assessment 
  • Be a valued member of the team and contribute to the overall success

This job will be attached to our Peterborough office but the work will be based in and around Sleaford.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Following the successful completion of your Apprenticeship, you will be offered a role as a fully trained operative at Ian Williams

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Creative


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

About the employer

Ian Williams is one of the UK’s leading property services companies has a multiple award-winning apprenticeship scheme. With expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors, we are a financially secure business with a solid track record and offices based across the UK. We are proud to have been awarded ‘We Invest in People’ Gold accreditation.




Carre Street


NG34 7TW


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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: 31 May 2024