Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship - Standard Level 2 MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL

Working within the Maintenance department of a team of 6 experienced and qualified individuals, they will be provided with the opportunity to develop their technical knowledge, experience and skill set across a wide range of disciplines. Duties include basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, tiling, plastering and decorating.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,800.00

    Applicants in their second year of apprenticeship will be paid according to the minimum wage required levels.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday between 8.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249989

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This post holder will provide a safe and secure environment for the education of its pupils and the work of all staff. They will take pride in assisting to maintain all areas our site both internally and externally to a very high standard, and work in accordance with the construction industry practices and understand the importance of Health and Safety in the workplace.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Property Maintenance Repairs to include basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing, tiling, plastering and decorating
  • Carry out interior repairs where required such as to  walls, doors, doorframes or skirting boards, or plaster damage to internal walls, maintain plumbing and drainage systems, e.g. repair WC systems and leaking taps or unblock drains, maintain high levels of water hygiene, safely repair electrical installations according to legal requirements, e.g. replace damaged sockets, plugs, lighting and fuses, carry out refurbishment or deep cleaning, and maintain the grounds and exterior of a building, including drainage and guttering
  • Assist in the daily and seasonal maintenance of the site and equipment inside and outside, changing bulbs, door locks, decorating etc
  • Support the Buildings Manager in facilities management by completing regular checks and keep records up to date
  • Support the Buildings Manager and understand the safe use of tools and equipment
  • Comply with Health and Safety, Fire regulations, manual handling, risk assessments etc
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Be committed to safeguarding qualification
  • Assist in the daily and seasonal maintenance of the site and equipment inside and outside, changing bulbs, door locks, decorating etc
  • Support the Buildings Manager in facilities management by completing regular checks and keep records up to date
  • Support the Buildings Manager and understand the safe use of tools and equipment
  • Comply with Health and Safety, Fire regulations, manual handling, risk assessments etc
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Be committed to safeguarding qualification

The training you will be getting

  • Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship - Standard Level 2
  • English and maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships and must be completed before an apprentice can pass through gateway
  • West Herts College, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1HD
  • Day release 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential of future career prospects at the Merchant Taylors’ School should an opportunity arise.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Willingness to learn, Able to use own initiative, Flexible, Good timekeeping/Reliable, Not afraid of hard work, Able to lift variety of tools

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

At times will work at our Prep School, located in Northwood (5 minute drive from the Senior School)

About the employer

Merchant Taylors’ School is a large Independent Boys’ School, situated in 286 acres of parkland in Northwood, Middlesex. The School was founded in 1561, is owned by the Merchant Taylors’ Educational Trust and moved to its present site in 1933. There are four distinct boys’ day schools on campus. The Nursery, the Pre-Prep & the Prep cater for 340 boys, while the Senior School has some 945 pupils. The School employs over 140 teachers and 160 Support staff across Merchant Taylors’ School.

Employer

MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL

Address

MERCHANT TAYLORS SCHOOL

SANDY LODGE

NORTHWOOD

HA6 2HT

Contact

Shahida Damani

Recruitment@mtsn.org.uk

01923 845 543

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Training

Training provider

WEST HERTS COLLEGE

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


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