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Level 2

Property Maintenance Operative


15 months


Rush Green Campus


Flexible dates



The primary role of a Property Maintenance Operative is to optimise property condition and quality and to ensure the building is kept in a safe working condition.

PMOs need to maintain a high level of quality, providing maximum satisfaction to customers, clients, guests and their teams.

Key responsibilities in the role of Property Maintenance Operative include:

  • Understanding the mechanism of buildings including electrical, plumbing, plant, safety systems and equipment
  • Providing first and immediate response to fault finding whilst maximising quality and ensuring cost effectiveness
  • Ensuring prevention of major damage that could result in extensive costs and minimise reactive intervention

During the programme modules will include

  • Health and safety
  • Organisational policy and procedures
  • Working safely at height
  • Carpentry and joinery
  • Electrical safety
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic environment
  • Repairs and reactive maintenance

To achieve the apprenticeship standard all components must be completed, including Functional skills at the required level if the apprentice doesn’t have exemptions. All apprenticeship standards include an end point assessment which is required to complete the standard.

To join this apprenticeship programme, you will need English and Maths GCSEs at grade 3(D) or above. Alternatively, you need to be working at a minimum initial assessment base line of level 1 in E&M

Completing this apprenticeship programme will allow development through a Level 3 Apprenticeship and enable progression into job roles such across a wide range of sectors.

These include:

  • Technical Specialist (Electrical or Plumbing, for example)
  • Supervisory and management positions (such as Facilities Management)

The apprentice will be recognised by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

The BIFM provides Associate Membership for you whilst you study, and will provide support by making resources and learning materials available to you during your development.

For employers

Employers get help from the government to pay for apprenticeship training. See what training incentives are available for Levy and non-Levy employers.

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Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.

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