Apprenticeship in Maintenance Operations


This Level 2 Apprenticeship in Maintenance Operations is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you will need for industry employment. You will study a range of topics during the course, gaining practical experience and theoretical knowledge of carpentry and joinery, bricklaying, plastering, erecting working platforms, plumbing, roof lead work, painting and decorating, and health and safety with a focus on facilities maintenance.

Course requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade A-D including maths and English or equivalent qualification.

What will I do?

You will be required to complete the NVQ and Technical Certificate in Maintenance Operations as well as completing Employment Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

If it is required, you will also need to complete Functional Skills in Mathematics and English. You will be allocated an assessor who will visit you in your work place to provide support with the NVQ and you will attend Bishop Auckland College one day a week to complete theory work.

What will it give me?

The apprenticeship will develop your hand skills enabling you to perform facilities maintenance tasks. You will also gain a nationally recognised qualification and valuable working experience, possibly leading to a full time permanent job and the start of your career.

Materials needed

Nothing, your employer will provide you with PPE (personal protection equipment).

What can I do when I finish?

On successful completion of this Apprenticeship you may continue on to an Advanced Apprenticeship in a particular trade, such as carpentry or bricklaying.

You can also pursue a supervisory or management career pathway within the construction/facilities industry.

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