Apprentice Property Maintenance Operative PAVE AWAYS LTD

Pave Aways Ltd is recruiting 2 Multi-Skilled Operative Apprentices. The apprenticeships are open not just to school/college leavers but also the perfect opportunity for anyone considering a career change. Pave Aways Ltd is an award-winning construction company with a reputation for excellence.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs 7.30am - 4.30pm (Mid-Morning Break 10am-10.20am, Lunch Break Monday – Thursday 1pm-1.30pm) Friday 7.30am - 3.30pm (Mid-Morning Break 10am-10.20am, Lunch Break - 20 mins)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    31 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful applicant will be trained under the guidance of their mentor to perform the below duties on site:

  • Conduct routine maintenance tasks
  • Carry out minor planned and responsive repair works to a high quality
  • Report faults and defects to others as necessary
  • Create a safe working environment following health and safety guidance

This list is not fully extensive and the successful applicant may be expected to undertake additional responsibilities as deemed appropriate by management.

The training you will be getting

  • The successful applicant will first work towards the Property Maintenance Apprenticeship Standard qualification. 
  • The Apprenticeship is designed to equip participants with the fundamentals required to conduct the general day-to-day maintenance required to keep a range of properties in a good state of repair.
  • The programme is delivered using a blend of on-line, anytime learning and expert-led classroom training covering core topics. This is an ideal start for aspiring carpenters looking to take the first step in their careers.
  • Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours – Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard. 
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the right person, there will be a full-time opportunity for the apprentice

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness, time keeping


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

The location of sites will vary, possibly from week to week. This will generally be in the Shropshire area but a full driving licence is essential. Polo shirts, t-shirts and jackets provided, PPE all provided. Steel cap boots £100 per year reimbursement. Upon completion of 3-month probation, you can claim back £300 towards tools.

About the employer

Pave Aways Ltd are an award-winning construction company with a reputation for excellence, working across Shropshire, Mid Wales, Cheshire, Staffordshire and beyond. We are dedicated to building a better future in the communities where we work and recently gained the prestigious Investors in People accreditation.







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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


Dave Collins


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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